June 19, 2015

Registration open for Hinds CC free fall summit targeting minority males

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BY: Cathy Hayden
Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Registration is open to the public for the Minority Male Leadership Initiative Best Practices Summit Sept. 14-15 at the Muse Center at Hinds Community College’s Rankin Campus. The summit is free but registration is required.

To register, see the Hinds website at:


The summit, “Preparing African American Males for Success in the 21st Century,” begins at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 and ends with a closing plenary session on Sept. 15.

The summit is open to high school students and principals, parents, current and retired educators – anyone interested in attending. The headline speaker is Wes Moore of Baltimore, a New York Times best-selling author who works for social justice.

For more information about the summit, contact Dr. Shakira Cain at 601.987.8109 or by email at Shakira.Cain@hindscc.edu.

The M2M Minority Male Initiative is a grant-funded project based at Hinds Community College’s Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center on Sunset Drive. The initiative provides leadership training, career counseling, tutoring, mentoring and opportunities for travel to senior level universities for program participant.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.