FI UWFF Presents: Hip-Hop Pedagogy (Re-cap)

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the Futures Initiative hosted yet another captivating event: Hip-Hop Pedagogy that is part of The University Worth Fighting For, a series of workshops that tie student-centered, engaged pedagogical practices to institutional change, race, equality, gender, and social justice. The cypher began with me Lauren Melendez (Director of The Undergraduate Leadership Program and Administrative Specialist, The Futures Initiative), sharing opening remarks and introducing my colleague that

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Event Recap: Futures Initiative Undergraduate Leadership Institute

By Lauren Melendez and Kashema Hutchinson|September 9, 2018 Notes| Photos On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Futures Initiative Undergraduate Leadership Program  hosted it’s fourth iteration of the Undergraduate Leadership Institute where thirty students from twelve different City University of New York (CUNY) campuses come together to learn leadership, skills that aid them on their path toward academic success, in addition to learning life skills that will help them achieve their

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New Leadership Fellow Cohort 2018-2019

We are delighted to announce that another exciting year of the Futures Initiative Undergraduate Leadership Program is about to begin! This year, thirty undergraduate Leadership Fellows from twelve different City University of New York (CUNY) campuses have been selected in a highly competitive process. We would like to thank the Graduate Center and CUNY for their support of this year’s program. We will kick off the leadership program at the

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