November 25, 2020 Consejos

Obama Launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative aimed at Young Men of Color

By College for Latinos

President Obama recently unveiled a $200 million initiative with the goal of encouraging young Latino and black men to stay in school and reach their potential for a better future.

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Strategies for Academic Success

By Joseph Velasquez

As an immigrant from Mexico, I know the importance of competent academic coaching, healthy mentorship and sustained role-model guidance.

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Educational Excellence in Action

By Alejandra Ceja

In 2015, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (the Initiative) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary. The Initiative was established under the George H.W. Bush Administration

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All in the Numbers: Fidel Vargas takes the Helm of the HSF

By Evelyn C. Castillo

It’s all about the number. Fidel Vargas, the recently appointed President and CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), describes his mission and the recent transformation of the organization

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What Can Latinos Do To Improve Our Children’s Education?

By College for Latinos

The U.S. Department of Education released a study in 2012 that examined high school completion rates from 1972 to 2009. Overall, graduation rates have increased for all races

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2013 AHORA Student Days

By College for Latinos

LATINO Magazine recently presented AHORA Student Days in San Antonio and Dallas. They were part of a series of events held nationally to expose high school students

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