the minority male leadership initiative (m2m), based at hinds community college’s jackson campus-academic/technical center on sunset drive, is now accepting applications for entrance into the program for all first-time, full-time, african-american males enrolled for the fall.

the deadline for application to the program is aug. 30. regular registration for hinds community college ends on aug. 16 with fall classes beginning on aug. 19.

the m2-m program provides leadership training, career counseling, tutoring, mentoring and opportunities for travel to senior level universities for program participants. the four-year project is designed to increase the graduation rates of african-american males and is funded by a $2.3 million grant from the u.s. department of education.

for more information, contact steven harper at 601.987.8129 or

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