Black Male Initiative
Ninth Annual CUNY BMI Conference
October 3, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
CUNY @ Baruch College - Entrance at 25th Street and Lexington Avenue
Theme: Diversity, Business and Entrepreneurship
Keynotes: Terrie Williams, Author of Black Pain, and Joshua Dubois, Former Director, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Final Report to the Chancellor, which includes the Executive Summary, Task Force Report, Working Group Reports, and Proposal to the City Council. >>
Campuses have developed student-oriented programs with goals similar to CUNY's Black Male Initiative. >>
- Thursday, February 28, 2013 <pdf> - James Baldwin-Down from The Mountaintop, an original solo play written and performed by Calvin Levels
- April 19, 2012 <pdf> - Financial Literacy: From Money 101 to Wealth Building with Stacia Morris, Jamaal Solomon and Pierre Le Veaux
- November 16, 2011 <pdf> - Nobody Knows My Name: Challenges Facing Black Gay Men in Higher Education featuring Dr. Juan Battle, Antoine Craigwell, Darnell Moore and Tokes Osubu.
- April 22, 2009 <pdf> - The 1968 Olympics as a Symbol of the Black Power Movement. Panelists: Dr. John Carlos, Dr. Tommie Smith, Vince Matthews and Rev. Mrs. Cynthia James, widow of Larry James, and moderated by Council Member Charles Barron and the Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry.
- March 30, 2009 <pdf> -
The Black Male Initiative: An Empowerment Movement featuring Mr. Aaron Thomas, Senior Director, Health and Quality of Life National Urban League.
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Aaron Thomas
- March 31, 2008 <pdf> -
Setting a Standard of Excellence for African American and Latino Students - The Story of the Eagle Academy for Young Men
Keynote Speaker: David C. Banks, Esq.
New York City Council Briefing Papers
Friday, October 4, 2013
Eigth Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Juan Cartagena, Paul Butler, and Ron Daniels
Click here for e-flyer <pdf>
Friday, October 5, 2012
Seventh Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Kevin Powell and Derek Dingle Click here for e-flyer <pdf>
- Friday, October 7, 2011
Sixth Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Dr. Julianne Malveaux and HUD Regional Administrator Adolfo Carrión, Jr.
- October 2010
Fifth Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Peniel Joseph, Herb Boyd
- October 2009 <pdf>
Fourth Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Lynne Holden, Dr. Kenneth Olden, and Dr. John Rich
- October 2008
Third Annual CUNY BMI Conference
Keynote Speakers: Professor Floyd Weatherspoon and Professor Anthony Thompson
- October 2007
Second Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Gail Thompson, Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, III, and Professor Charles Ogletree. »
- April 2006
First Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference
Keynote Speakers: Professor John Hope Franklin »
SAVE THE DATE!!!
Ninth Annual CUNY BMI Conference, DIVERSITY, BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, featuring
TERRIE WILLIAMS, Principal/Founder, The Terrie Williams Agency; Author, Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting; one of Ebony magazine’s “Power 150” for Activism anEd Women’s Day magazine’s 50 Women on a Mission to Change the World and
JOSHUA DUBOIS, Principal/Founder, Values Partnerships, Former Director, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Author, The President’s Devotional
An opportunity program for CUNY undergraduates who aspire to earn doctorates Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship (KSTF)
To apply, please click here: www.kstf.org/apply
Pipeline Programs for CUNY BMI Undergraduates
CUNY BMI undergraduates are encouraged to apply to pipeline programs to prepare for competitive graduate and professional school admissions processes.
Click here for a list of programs >>
CUNY Opportunity Programs and Specialized Programs