Learn how to be an advocate for your community.
ECLI is strongly committed to the local Baltimore community. Throughout camp, we will take you to visit and interact with the people and institutions of Baltimore.
Cultural Identity Development
"A people's relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother."
Dr. John Henrick Clarke
ECLI is centered on the fundamental ideas of self-awareness and self love. Throughout ECLI, you will be pushed to learn more about yourself and your heritage. We believe that this make our scholars well-rounded people.
Advocacy and Activism
We wil train you how to be an advocate for your community when you return home.
After you complete ECLI, you will be able to use debate as a tool to empower yourself and the people around you!
We host a series lectures that explore a series of topics and ideas that will help you learn more about how to engage in local politics. Our instructors are experts in a wide variety of academic areas including sociology, psychology, Africana Studies, Quare Studies, communications and more.