At MMI, we understand that exposure is a critical ingredient for nurturing leaders. We are dedicated to providing opportunities that lead to long-term, sustainable growth. Our focus in this area is to empower young minds by connecting them with industry experts, arranging educational trips, and facilitating eye-opening experiences. Positive exposure leads to positive outcomes. For instance, our College Tour program offers high school students an immersive college life experience and early exposure to a wide array of educational institutions across the nation. From large universities to HBCUs, PWIs, and MSIs, this week-long journey during their spring break broadens their horizons and inspires informed decisions.
Starting as early as the 6th grade, our program is designed to help youth explore and understand themselves better. Through engaging activities and curated curricula, we foster personal, social, and emotional development. This journey includes interactive games, role-playing, and discussions covering essential life aspects, such as communication, conflict resolution, behavior, self-care, and self-awareness. The program's first year focuses on building trust and enhancing communication among Mentoring Mentors team, mentors, youth, parents, and school partners, laying a strong foundation for personal growth and healthy relationships.
At MMI, leadership development is ingrained in our ethos. While the process begins in high school, it culminates in skills acquired throughout middle school. This is the pivotal stage where our innovative intergenerational near-to-peer model takes flight for leadership development. At MMI, we recognize that true leadership is nurtured through meaningful connections and mentorship. During this stage, youth take the knowledge and experiences they've gained and apply them to their social circles, relationships with younger peers, and their school