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The Malave Leadership Academy (MLA) develops leadership values and skills through experiential civic engagement, advocacy activities, and leadership competency training. MLA students learn how to be effective leaders both within CUNY and their own communities. Learn More

ernesto-malaveCUNY Leadership Academy Named In Honor of Ernesto Malave

It was the late 1970s when Ernesto Malave, lacking a high school diploma but harboring a laser mind and great determination, stepped through the doors of Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC).

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