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CSN’s Empowerment Network Initiative (ENI) is an identity-based cohort program that assists and empowers students during their journey at CSN. The program promotes mutual support in personal growth, professional development and academic success.

Join the Movement

Fall 2020 will feature the Black Male Movement (B2M) and Black Male Movement Plus (B2M+) groups. These groups are a cohort based program for students who identify as a Black and/or African American men to become empowered through teamwork, skill building, and shared experiences. 

Join the movement and help further a culture of success and empowerment at CSN.

Black Male Movement (B2M)

B2M features a unique classroom experience and leadership opportuntities tailored for Black/African American men. As a B2M member, you will have opportunities to:

• Lead the B2M movement by connecting with other student groups, plan events, and volunteer in the community
• Participate in a college and life skills success course
• Network with other Black/African American men and men of color from CSN, NSC, and UNLV
• Participate in exclusive leadership and academic events such as conferences and workshops
• Attend sessions on financial aid, scholarship opportunities, careers, leadership and study skills
• Learn about academic resources and professional support services
• Connect with CSN mentors/coaches during group mentoring sessions

B2M membership is open to students who meet all of the following criteria:

• College of Southern Nevada student enrolled in at least six credit hours for fall 2020
• First year students (never attended college before) 
• Self-identify as a Black/African American man (trans men welcome)
• Interested in building a movement to empower others and succeed at CSN

Black Male Movement Plus (B2M+)

B2M+ features a unique classroom experience and leadership opportuntities tailored for Black/African American men. As a B2M member, you will have opportunities to:

• Network with other Black/African American men and men of color from CSN, NSC, and UNLV
• Participate in exclusive leadership and academic events such as conferences and workshops
• Attend sessions on financial aid, scholarship opportunities, careers, leadership and study skills
• Learn about academic resources and professional support services
• Connect with CSN mentors/coaches during group mentoring sessions

B2M+ membership is open to students who meet all the following criteria:

• College of Southern Nevada students enrolled for fall 2020
• Self-identify as a Black/African American man (trans men welcome)
• Interested in building a movement to empower others and succeed at CSN

Application

To join B2M or B2M+, please complete the online application by August 10, 2020 at 11:59PM/PST. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.