A2MEND Mentee Program
The African American Male Education Network and Development (A²MEND) Mentor Program provides support, guidance, professional development, and networking opportunities for A²MEND members as well as students enrolled within the community college system. A²MEND mentees are assigned to an administrator who has demonstrated expertise, leadership and scholarship within the California Community College system, and are committed to the personal development, professional growth and academic success of African American males. Mentees also have the opportunity to network with other mentees and mentors within the program through various personal and professional development programs and social activities.
A2MEND Student Mentor Application 2016-2017
A2MEND Mentee Scholarship
The A²MEND scholarship will provide mentees with financial support for tuition, books, and living fees. The scholarship is awarded to students with special qualifications, such as academic achievement, artistic abilities, demonstrated leadership and/or athletic talents, or to students who are in particular fields of study, who are members of underrepresented groups, or who demonstrate a financial need who are mentees. Anyone who is interested in donating or receiving this scholarship please contact A²MEND at 888.799.3970 or by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under the auspice and affiliation of the African-American Male Educational Network Development (A2MEND), the Student Chapter of A2MEND is a student support structure that seeks to establish an affirming environment where African American male students and other men of color are able to thrive. The aim of the A2MEND student organization is to improve academic success and to develop culturally competent servant student leaders. The Student Chapter of A2MEND is further designed to develop competent life skills, reaffirm the value of the African/African American cultural traditions, create awareness around issues of social justice, build grit, promote professionalism, and foster a culture of positive peer pressure. The Student Chapter of A2MEND will provide educational, cultural, social, and intellectual programs that promote positivity and brotherhood among its members. For more information, click here.