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The African American Male Education Network Development (A2MEND) program is committed to providing a sense of community, academic support strategies, leadership development opportunities, community service, and mentoring.

The purpose of A2MEND is to promote the enhancement of enrollment, success, empowerment, leadership, networking, professionalism, and graduation of individuals among African American Latino, and other male students at Antelope Valley College.

Benefits & Responsibilities of Being an A2MEND Student Benefits

  • Peer Mentoring 
  • Sense of belonging and community 
  • Opportunity for Chancellor’s Level mentoring
  • Attendance at A2MEND Conferences and Travel Abroad 
  • School Supplies/ Specialized workshops
  • Assistance with connecting to campus resources

Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Being a Peer Mentor
  • Required Reading 
  • Community Service 
  • Campus Ambassadors
  • Maintain Good GPA 
  • Carry Yourself Responsibly

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For more information, contact:

Vejea Jennings

Faculty Advisor | English Instructor

Phone: x6710

Jamaal Brown

Staff Advisor | CalWorks Technical Analyst

Phone: x6966

Golden Hicks

Student Equity Program Specialist

Phone: x6786