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Boys to Men Mentoring Program

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VISION, IDEAS, ORGANIZATION

Boys to Men (BTM) is a mentoring program specifically aimed at the retention of African American/Black Male students at Montgomery College. It seeks to foster a greater degree of academic success student activism and personal responsibility. BTM will provide academic and personal mentoring for the above targeted student population. Participating students will also benefit from having their academic progress monitored each semester. We will have an off campus gathering/activity as well as a book reading and discussion series.

Participants who attend meetings and schedule a one-on-one meeting with our mentor/counselors will be eligible to go on our summer retreat to the Eastern Shore/Ocean City 

Boys to Men Highlighted in Dr. Pollard's - State of the College 2013!

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"BLACK LIVES MATTER!"


Discussion Topics to Include:

Financial aid, Study habits, What was the Black Panther Party, What is the Black Lives Matter Movement, Career Planning, Scholarships and more.

Check out Leon Harris' ABC channel 7 story about he program:

http://wjla.com/features/harris-heroes/montgomery-colleges-boys-to-men-program-helps-black-males-graduate-from-college

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Fall Semester Dates

September 7:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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September 21:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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October 5:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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October 19:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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November 2:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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November 16:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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November 30:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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WE FEED THE FIRST 12 PARTICIPANTS!

To join students must complete an intake form and self-identify with the group. Aspiring supporters, mentors or others interested in participating should contact Professor Fabian Drain at 240-567-4079, fabian.drain@montgomerycollege.edu or Professor Cliff McKnight at 240-567-5084, clifton.mcknight@montgomerycollege.edu prior to meetings


THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY A ACACIA FOUNDATION GRANT

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD

240-567-5000

©2016, Montgomery College