MYEC 2.0 Group Photo

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) Annual Male Youth Empowerment Conference (MYEC) is hosted by the Male Success Initiative-Fullerton and CSUF Educational PartnershipsOpens in new window .  Each year MYEC is geared towards either Middle School or High Schools aged young men of color.  The event traditionally takes place at CSUF in January a week before Spring Classes begin, between 8:00am and 2:00pm.

This year MYEC 5.0, 5th Anniversary Theme is "Elevating His CommUNITY". The purpose of this theme is to highlight Social Justice to acknowledge that we as men of color have experienced a very intense year of 2020, especially the summer of2020. We acknowledge that Black Lives Matter and we hope this year's conference will empower all young men of color to recognize that they each have within themselves the power to Elevate HIS CommUNITY! Given the current times MYEC 2021 recognizes this is needed now more than ever, especially during times of social unrest like we are currently experiencing. The conference is geared towards all high school young men of color and will be taking place virtually

Below is a snapshot of the 5th Annual Male Youth Empowerment Conference hosted by the Male Success Initiative-Fullerton and the Educational Partnerships Department. This year the conference is geared towards all High School age young men of color will include Virtually Pre-Recorded sessions Thursday, January 21 and LIVE: Friday, January 22, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Pre-Recorded Sessions - Thursday, January 22, 2021

MSI Youtube Channel

Q&A LIVE - 12pm -1pm

Live Day – Friday January 22, 2021

Live Zoom Link:

Host welcome - 10:00 am
Cool Speak Engagement Rally
Intro to CSUF President Virjee
CSUF President Virjee Live Welcome Message
OC United Way Welcome
First Opportunity Drawing
Keynote Message Ernesto Mejia (Cool Speak)
Ernesto Mejia Q&A
Second Opportunity Drawing
Moment of Brotherhood Led by MSI Fullerton
Final Opportunity Drawing
Closing & Call to Action - 2:00pm

To confirm your interest as a MSI-Fullerton Destination School Site, please contact the MSI-Fullerton office, via email at or telephone at (657) 278-4870.  We look forward to hearing from you.