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Apply for the BLI 2017 Kiongozi team! (Small Group Leader)

Want to play an active role in making this year’s Black Leadership Institute a success?  Apply to join the BLI Kiongozi team!  A total of 8-10 students will be selected to assist as small group leaders and to assist with the coordination of the event.  Learn more below: 

Must be a UT Arlington student with a minimum 2.0 GPA by application deadline.

Kiongozi are responsible for the following:
·         Attend mandatory training session this October 12, 2016
·         Attend bi-weekly meetings, beginning October 26, 2016
o    In these meetings we will talk about previous BLI conferences, relevant topics that need to be discussed, and anything else we want to see happen during this upcoming Black History Month—not only BLI.
o    If you have student affairs or academic related conflicts, this does NOT automatically disqualify you.
·         Assist with tabling for BLI recruitment in UC at least 1 time between Jan 20th – February 6th
During BLI
·         Assist with setup and breakdown of event (e.g. decorations, registration table, a/v needs, etc)
·         Aiding attendees with check-in and seating assignments
·         Leading a small group of 10-12 students in discussion, peer-to-peer conversations
·         Aiding workshop presenters through introduction and time keeping
·         Assist with serving breakfast and lunch
·         Distributing and collecting program evaluation forms
We HIGHLY encourage Kiongozi members to have a high level of enthusiasm and aide in promoting this event since the team plays an integral role in the experience.

·         Exclusive BLI Kiongozi Apparel
·         Opportunity to attend the MLK City Wide Banquet and /or African American Alumni Association Semi-formal Banquet held in the spring. (Approximate value : $50 per ticket)
·         Upon successful completion to the listed responsibilities you will receive a Letter of Recommendation from the Director of Multicultural Affairs, Leticia Martinez, to use for your future scholastic or professional endeavors 
Contact Michael Baker II, your BHM Chair, at

Applications are now open. All UTA students are eligible. Deadline to apply: September 23rd. 
Application is now Open!!

Apply for the Kiongozi Team!

Applications to join the Kiongozi team for the next BLI is Live now.