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Black & Latino Male Summit 2017

Reviving Our Roots: The Cultivation of the Afro-Latino Diaspora
Saturday, February 25th, 2017

The theme of the 2017 Black and Latino Male Summit (BLMS) is “Reviving Our Roots: The Cultivation of the Afro-Latino Diaspora.” This year’s summit strives to provide a forum for Black and Latino men to discuss the role of history in today’s Black and Latino male experience. 2017 Summit Website

Black & Latino Male Summit 2016

Uniting for Change: Affirming Our Legacy to Influence Future Efforts
Saturday, March 5, 2016

The theme of the 2016 Black and Latino Male Summit (BLMS) is Uniting for Change: Affirming Our Legacy to Influence Future Efforts! This year’s summit strives to provide a forum for Black and Latino men to discuss the role of history in today’s Black and Brown culture. 2016 Summit Website

Black & Latino Male Summit 2015

An Exploration of Identity: Who Are You? Who Do They Think You Are?
Saturday, February 28, 2015

The theme of the 2015 Black and Latino Male Summit (BLMS) is An Exploration of Identity: Who Are You? Who Do They Think You Are? This year’s summit strives to provide a forum for Black and Latino men to discuss issues of identity and to create strategies to explore, develop, and protect their identities. The summit aims to create an experience that sparks reflection and ignites action from its participants. 2015 Summit Website

Black & Latino Summit 2014

Saturday, February 22, 2014

The 2014 Black and Latino Male Summit (BLMS) provides a forum for Black and Latino men to discuss issues on manhood and to develop strategies to achieve academic success, professional development, and wellness. Furthermore, the organizers and sponsors of this summit seek to promote camaraderie, coalition building, and community between Black and Latino men at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.