Mentoring Academic Culture Entrepreneurship and Recreation (MACER) Program

Through MACER , an 8-week, Fall/Spring Program, Youth

  • Engage in Educational and Enrichment Activities
  • Learn From Guest Speakers
  • Gain Leadership Skills
  • Enjoy Local and National Trips

Begins March 8, 2017
Every Wednesday and Friday | 5-7pm



MIC-AMPED International Summer Program

During the 5-week Program, Youth

  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Skype with Youth from South Africa for Cultural and Intellectual Enrichment
  • Plan and Participate in a Community Project
  • Participate in Team Building Activities

Summer Camp Capacity: 25
Cost: $150

 Green Thumb Chefs

Green Thumb Chefs is a Holistic Health and Wellness Program that Educates Children Ages 2-17 years and their Families on

  • Gardening & Healthy Lifestyle Habits
  • Healthy Community Cookbook Project
  • Physical Fitness & Cultural Exchange

Urban Game Changers Youth Leadership Summit

During the Annual, 3-Day/2-Night Summit on the Campus of Dillard University, Youth

  • Attend Workshops and Training to Develop Leadership Skills
  • Engage with Peers and Young Professionals
  • Participate in Fun Activities such as Open Mic Night and Game Night
  • Discuss Issues that Impact the Community and Create Solutions

Capacity: 100
Cost: $150


MIC-AMPED 2017 Activities and Events

Holla Back Community Cafe

We create youth-driven and focused programs. Sign up youth to be Holla Back Ambassadors to gain leadership skills, encourage youth to exercise their power, and speak to create positive change in their communities.

Teas & Ties 

Annual etiquette training meant to instill self-inspect, positive life choices, table manners, and proper attire for youth to see themselves as young ladies and gentlemen.

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