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Black and Latino Male Achievement

 

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CURRENT NEWSCommittee members, volunteers, and workshop presenters of UWMs 6th Annual Black Male Achievement Summit pose for a picture.

Committee members, volunteers, and workshop presenters of the 6th Annual Black Male Achievement Summit at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee gather for a photo. The summit occured on March 18-19 of 2019 and had over thirteen hundred participants for both days. The theme of the conference was "Black Boys Thriving: Reimagining the Narrative."

 

BLMA Team and Ambassadors with NBA Hall of Famer Bob Lanier.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the Department of Black & Latino Male Achievement will collaboratively create the systems, structures, and spaces that guarantee success for all Black and Latino boys and young men in Milwaukee Public Schools.  

VISION STATEMENT

BLMA Vision is that Black & Latino boys and young men will possess an affirmed sense of identity, dignity and self-confidence, and will have the necessary tools to triumphantly navigate college, career and life.

Washington students part of the BLMA 1st Thursday Mentor Luncheon program and enrolled in the Manhood Development Academy elective, credit course pose for a picture.

DEPARTMENT PRIORITY STRATEGIES

Connect with local and national initiative to implement best practices for:

  • #ChangeTheNarrative Campaign - Reimagining Black and Latino Boys and Men;
  • Black and Latino Male Mentorship;
  • Improve School Culture through Dignity, Equitable Practices, and Capacity Building;
  • Manhood Development Academies;
  • Recruit Black and Latino Male Teachers;
  • Use School and District Data to Improve Academic and Life Outcomes.

DEPARTMENT KEY MESSAGES

  • Black and Latino male students are assets to our schools and commnity.
  • Black and Latino male students are not broken, the system is.
  • BLMA is not a savior, but a partner in improving academic and life outcomes for Black and Latino male students.
  • BLMA is a hub between work happening at the city, state, and national level.
  • BLMA aims to collaborate with both internal external stakeholders.

Student at launch looking at Cesar Chavez quote on back of our BLMA black t-shirt.     Allen Reyes Nuñez presenting at the 2017 BLMA Launch.

BLMA primary logo.

Contacts

Email: blma@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Director:

LaNelle Ramey
Phone: 414-475-8842 
Email: rameyld@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Coordinator:

Paul Moga
Phone: 414-475-8248
Email: mogape@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Planning Assistant:
David Castillo
Phone: 414-475-8631
Email: castilde@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Public Ally:

Sergio Muñiz
Email: munizs@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

BLMA secondary logo.

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