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"We, the Minority Male Leadership Association, are dedicated to exploring the characteristics of successful minority male leaders. We will build a community of young driven minority men focused on success by providing mentorship and promoting excellence.”

Minority Male Leadership Professional Development Workshop
Date: November 15, 2015

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Rochester's Minority Male Youth Development Awards Dinner
Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Levels 2 Success

Ted Talk, February 22, 2014

Ted Talk

Minority Male "Study Break": December 15, 2013

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study break

Minority Male Leadership Association Ted Talk

Ted Talk


Minority Male Leadership Association Fall Welcome Back Social

Fall Welcome Back Social

MMLA Symposium

Minority Male Success Symposium

On April 21st, 2013, we hosted our 1st Annual Conference: Minority Male Success Symposium. Who participated in the symposium?  35 high school students, 40 college students, and 35 graduate students, faculty and staff volunteers were confirmed for attendance.

--Click here to read and listen to the YNN coverage of the event.

--Click here to read the Minority Reporter coverage of the event.

This is an exciting time for MMLA as we are generating substantial support across the city of Rochester.  There is a need for mentors to fill our ranks to help support at the undergrad and high school level.  If you are interested in being a mentor, please click on the membership page to inquire.  As strong men of our community, please remember that “as iron sharpens iron, so does one man sharpen another.”

Benson Flyerst

Mr. Benson’s motivational speech will be open to the public.


Register on the Symposium Enrollment page if you are interested in joining us.

Click here to see photos and descriptions of past MMLA events!


4th Annual Diversity Conference
MMLA was selected to present at the 4th annual diversity conference on Friday April 12th, 2013. The MMLA presented a workshop on issues drawing attention as well as presenting models for solutions to engage the community. 

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