MLA students help woman battling Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
On March 15, 2013, Ernesto Malave Leadership Academy (MLA) students Melissa Dosil and Dan Aliotta facilitated a bone marrow donor drive at the College of Staten Island (CSI). They educated all interested people about the process of becoming a potential marrow donor by distributing information and answering questions. Melissa and Dan’s drive – sponsored by the bone marrow organization “Gift of Life” – was successful in registering 20 new potential donors to the national bone marrow registry. Read More
Guests from Burundi Africa speak to MLA students about “Keeping Dignity”
On October 24th, 2014, Gordien Ndizeye, David Rurama, and Alberic Wege shared their story with MLA students about a program they started entitled “Keeping Dignity – Garukira Ubuntu.” Their program is a community based Non-Government Organization (NGO) that supports youth and elderly initiatives in the East African country of Burundi. The guest speakers were kind enough to share insights about their culture and traditions, as well as how they engaged community members to create positive change. Read More
The Malave Leadership Academy sponsored the First Annual DREAMers Conference on Friday, September 26th in John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Students and student leaders from all 24 campuses attended the all -day event.
Michael Cruz grew up in the Bronx, inside a big and happy family. When the time arrived, he went directly into college just as his family had eagerly anticipated.
The Far Rockaway community is making great progress toward rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy.
Thanks to CUNY student Jessica Carrasquillo who participated in a successful eyeglass drive this spring, with a personal goal to collect 200 pairs of eyeglasses for donation.