Black Male Initiative (BMI)

The Black Male Initiative (BMI) focuses on graduating as many African American males as possible. The organization started with five members in 2002 and has grown to over 80 and has a 100% graduation rate. Along with academic achievement, BMI is dedicated to community service, mentoring and leadership development and holds events such as motivational speakers and social outings.

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Center for Black Studies
815-753-9291 (fax)

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Fall Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday Closed