Black and Latino Male Achievement Archives

MPS Black and Latino teens take steps toward college

October 27, 2022

The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM) welcomed students in the Milwaukee Public School’s (MPS) Black and Latino Male Achievement program in October to provide support and inspiration toward positive career journeys. About 250 students from nine MPS schools arrived by bus at the UWM Student Union where they toured the campus, met with mentors, learned… [Read More]

Mentor sessions and programs support MPS Black and Latino youth

October 10, 2019

The Black & Latino Male Achievement (BLMA) Department in Milwaukee Public Schools kicked off its monthly mentoring program this week at the Fiserv Forum. Nearly 250 young men from seven MPS high schools were present along with dozens of volunteer mentors from around the community. Mayor Tom Barrett was in attendance to offer his thanks… [Read More]

Leadership and Brotherhood Summit for young men of color

December 6, 2018

The Milwaukee Public Schools Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement (BLMA) is actively engaged in a community- wide effort to support the leadership development, enhance the academic success, and affirm the cultural identity and dignity of Black, Latino, and First Nations male youth. As part of BLMA’s second year of programming, a summit was… [Read More]