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Black and Latino Male Empowerment Group


The Black and Latino Male Empowerment Group is a facilitated open discussion environment for African American and Latino men to meet biweekly within a safe space. The Black and Latino Male Empowerment Group explores shared experiences as Black and Latino men on a majority campus. The goal is to assist men of color with identifying ways to fully embrace the Penn State experience through academic success, the development of community service initiatives, and relationship building, while taking advantage of all academic and social opportunities within the University.

Black Male Empowerment Group (BMEG)

BMEG explores shared experiences as Black men on a majority White campus. Its goal is to assist men of color with identifying ways to fully embrace the Penn State experience through academic success, the development of community service initiatives, and relationship building, while taking advantage of all academic and social opportunities within the University.

"BMEG fosters a unique environment. It is an enriching organization that provides support for the Black male population at Penn State that cannot be replicated in any other environment. BMEG offers an environment free from nonconstructive criticism and judgment." – B. Jackson

BMEG/LMEG group photo

Latino Male Empowerment Group (LMEG)

LMEG offers learning communities, biweekly meetings, lecture series, professional development opportunities, and a social and professional support network for students studying at Penn State. Its mission is to increase participation of Latino/Hispanic males in activities and professional development, increase retention and graduation rates, and establish a social and professional network for Latino/Hispanic males.

BMEG and LMEG image

BMEG Photo

The Black and Latino Male Empowerment Group meets on the following Thursdays during fall 2019, 5:00-6:30 p.m., in 220 Grange Building:

 

  • September 5, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • October 3, 2019
  • October 17, 2019
  • October 31, 2019
  • November 7, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 5, 2019


Pizza/Snacks Provided


BMEG Photo

This is an identity-based group, and only students who identify as Black and/or Latino male should attend. Additionally, information disclosed during these private meetings is considered confidential.

Questions? Contact:

Alex Kenney, MRC Counselor,

We look forward to meeting with you.