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Minority Male Leadership

The Minority Male LLC is a Living Learning Community that seeks to increase the retention and persistence of minority male residential students by using educational and social experiences to enhance student success.

The Minority Male Living Learning Community serves minority male residential students who self-select to live within the community.

Students are able to receive a curricular approach to programming within the residential townhouse while also building better self-awareness within welcoming and inclusive living spaces. In this community, minority male students share their experiences of persisting through college while establishing meaningful connections.

Benefits of Joining the Minority Male Living Learning Community:

  • Students receive one on one mentorship from UH staff members
  • Students participate in programming involving the member's experience at the University of Houston.
  • Students reside in the newest residential facilities on campus.

Past Events:

  • Resume building workshop
  • Townhouse tailgate
  • Family and Friends welcome luncheon.

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Testimonials:

jose-vasquez.jpeg The community gave me a wonderful living-on campus experience, it also gave me access to many academic and social opportunities. The community helped me create new friends and to connect with like-minded intellectuals which truly gave me the feeling that I was participating in something special. I was able to share once-in-a-lifetime experiences among good friends and learn new things from others and from myself. I became a better man, a better friend, and a better student, because of this opportunity to live in a living-learning community. – Jose Vasquez
brian-kirkey.jpeg "When living in the Minority Male Living Learning Community for the 2019-2020 school year I did not know what to expect. I had just transferred to UH and was very excited about getting a fresh start, but also very nervous about UH's size. Living in a community like this gave me a great opportunity to not only meet people who were like-minded but also forced me to get out of my comfort zone. While living in The Minority Male Living-Learning Community I was urged to join several student organizations, and have since then found my home at The University of Houston. I want to say thank you to Mr. Bell & The MMLLC for providing me with a community that felt like a family environment, but also welcomed me to UH with open arms!" – Brian Kirksey