Medgar Evers College is proud to offer four academic centers through the School of Professional and Community Development, which enrich the student experience. The different centers focus on advocacy as well as research, and are responsible for major contributions to groundbreaking initiatives and policy changes.
Caribbean Research Center
Through its research efforts, the Caribbean Research Center provides a multidisciplinary understanding of the New York social environment, the diverse social, cultural and economic characteristics of the Caribbean-American community
Center for Black Literature
Institutions representing and supporting the literature created by Black writers are disappearing in this country. In what some deem as a post-racial society, the question of the need for a Center for Black Literature arises
DuBois Bunche Center
The Dubois Bunche Center for Public Policy (DBC) is an academy of scholar activist and advocates dedicated to forging solutions to the challenges confronting people of color living within urban communities.
Center for Law & Social Justice
The mission of the Center for Law and Social Justice is to provide quality legal advocacy, training, and research on racial justice issues affecting people of African descent, and persons who are under-served.
Male Development Empowerment Center
Creating an on-going learning community of male students organized around academic support, social interaction, civic engagement and personal development for the purpose of assisting students to persist to graduation..
Center for Women’s Development
The mission of the Center for Women’s Development is to promote the self-actualization of women in pursuit of higher education by providing the direct services and programs of specialized support they need.
The mission of the Learning Center is to assist our students to become independent learners, so they can ultimately use their skills to decipher, appreciate and manipulate related and advanced levels of various subject areas.
The goal of the Writing Center is to mold students into writers who are able to articulate original ideas both inside and outside of the classroom. Our tutors serve as writing coaches and are trained to help students improve their writing skills.