Institute for Responsible Citizenship prepares high-achieving African
American men for successful careers in business, law, government, public
service, education, journalism, the sciences, medicine, ministry, and the
We require our students to complete rigorous academic seminars in Government
and Economics, work at high-level internships, and participate in lectures,
seminars, and roundtable discussions with some of the nation's most
prominent public and private sector leaders.
An integral part of our program includes intensive mentoring by the
Institute’s founder, professors, alumni and friends.
goal is not only to help talented African American men achieve career
success, but it is also to train these young leaders to be men of great
character who will make significant contributions to their communities,
their country, and the world.