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Male Initiative Program

The purpose of the York Male Initiative Program is to provide a system of support, through various resources, that contribute to the improvement of enrollment and graduation rates of underrepresented populations, particularly male students.


Insight- An Academic Coaching Program for Sophomores

Are you a sophomore? Could you benefit from additional guidance? Would you like to become more focused? More organized? Would you like to raise your GPA? Would you like to discuss your major and career options? If your answer to one or more of these questions was yes, then you're invited to join Insight -An Academic Coaching Program for Sophomores.

One York Brotherhood

One York Brotherhood Mentors (left to right): Joshua Gabriel, Gael Zeno, Clark Vaillant, Yannis Boadji, and Cameron Smith

One York Brotherhood is a community and safe space for students to discuss academic, socio-emotional and cultural topics that are relevant to their educational growth and personal development. All are welcome and men of color are highly encouraged to attend. Presented by The York Male Initiative.

To learn more about our programs, please visit us in the Men's Center, located in room AC-3M02 during our office hours or call (718) 262-3772.

(718) 262-3772

Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 a.m - 6:00 PM

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (remote)

Roosevelt A. Smith
Interim Assistant Director, FYE & Mentoring

All programs and activities of the Black Male Initiative are open to all academically eligible students, faculty, and staff, without regard to race, gender, national origin, or other characteristic.