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Men of Color Mentorship Program

TMCC's Men of Color Mentorship Program (MOC) aims to motivate underrepresented high school sophomores to attend college. Men of Color Logo

Program Goals

The goal of MOC is to educate students and their families about different career paths and college opportunities. Students will be provided with a mentor who will assist the mentee from their sophomore year in high school up until their successful matriculation to college.

MOC currently recruits 10–20 sophomores each year from each partner high school and hopes to continue assisting students and their families navigate the secondary and postsecondary education system.

Men of Color Mentorship Program

2019–20 MOC Partner Schools

  • Galena High School
  • Hug High School
  • North Valleys High School
  • Reed High School


  • Sophomores from partner high schools with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.
    • Students with GPA lower than 2.0 can be conditionally accepted to the program.
  • Students who identify as underrepresented males.
    • African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, Native American or any other underrepresented identity (i.e. students in transition, low-income or first-generation students).
  • Students must show an interest in continuing their education after high school.