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Male Initiative Program

The Dallas County Community College District Male Initiative helps men of color pursue their personal and academic goals. Explore the Male Initiative programs and resources at your campus, including mentoring and networking opportunities. 


Men of color, North Lake College has an academic program designed for you: AIMM (Academically Influencing Minority Males).

North Lake College AIMM is a unique program devoted to supporting students in achieving their academic, career and personal goals.

The AIMM program is designed to encourage first-time and continuing minority male students to build connections and to create a supportive community of learning. All courses are taught by minority male faculty and enrollment is limited to minority male students.

Faculty act as mentors to students, and are available for additional help outside of class. Special advising and a student club, "Brother to Brother," are designed to help students find success in a supportive community.

Build skills for success

  • Share insights, experiences, and understanding with men from similar backgrounds
  • Receive attention and support from faculty who are committed to your success
  • Develop life skills for personal, professional, and academic success

Two ways to participate

  • Enroll in one of the courses listed below.
  • Become a member of the student club, "Brother to Brother."

AIMM faculty

Dr. Angelo Alcala
James Duran
Dr. Malcolm Frierson
Valdez Gant
Dr. Darryl Howard
Enrique Otero
Horace "Skip" Ragler
Dr. Roy Vu

Brother 2 Brother Student Club

Brother to Brother seeks to improve the educational experience and promote successful college completion among African American and Hispanic male students. Brother to Brother participants can expect the following benefits of membership:
  • Leadership development
  • Career Exploration
  • Connection with peers
  • Academic assistance
  • Campus involvement
  • Networking and support
​For more information about AIMM classes, contact:
Mitchel James, Academic Advisor
For more information about Brother 2 Brother, contact:
Dr. Malcolm Frierson, Visiting Scholar in History