Scholars Latino Initiative

SLI is dedicated to providing equal access to education to all students. We are working to provide educational equity for North Carolina's Latino students by giving them the tools and support to achieve academic and personal excellence.

Scholars Latino Initiative
Center for Global Initiatives University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill CB 5145
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5145
United States
919.962.6200
http://www.unc.edu/sli

Director, UNC Center for Global Initiatives

Niklaus Steiner

Management Team

Niklaus Steiner, Katherine Stalberg

Board of Directors

Jane Cook, Sam Wurzelmann, Lauren Teegarden, Paul Cuadros, Niklaus Steiner, Hannah Gill, Peter Kaufman, Jessica Hernandez, Niklaus Steiner, Katherine Stalberg

Project Leaders

Peter Kaufman

Mission

SLI is dedicated to providing equal access to education to all students. We are working to provide educational equity for North Carolina's Latino students by giving them the tools and support to achieve academic and personal excellence.

Programs

Scholars' Latino Inititaive is a three-year mentoring program for Latino high school students in three North Carolina counties. Additionally, all students participate in an "early-college" academic class, college-prep workshop sessions, public service opportunities, and cultural enrichment activities. At UNC, a service-learning course facilitates additional volunteer particpate from UNC undergraduates.

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