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Shenandoah Valley Scholars' Latino Initiative

Org #12568
Vetted since 2013
2012
year founded
$11,950
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Established in the Shenandoah Valley in 2012 and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, SLI creates college opportunities for Latino/x high school students through unique programs in Harrisonburg, Richmond, and Winchester, Virginia. By collaborating with local university faculty and high school teachers, SLI offers its students rigorous academic challenge, leadership development, and supportive mentorships. Donations from SLI's community of support allow the organization to offer dual enrollment tuition assistance, computer awards, and college scholarships that further empower its scholars as they pursue a college degree. The SLI concept was founded by Peter Iver Kaufman in 2001 at the University of ... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Carlos Aleman
Carlos Aleman
Christopher Clymer Kurtz
Christopher Clymer Kurtz
Team
Christopher Clymer Kurtz
Organization Information
PO Box 2734
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States
4342992549
Organization Information
PO Box 2734
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States
4342992549

Project Reports

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Jul 13, 2021
SLI scholars graduate, name college choices
Amy's parents loved taking the family on mini-vacations, so her dad worked extra factory hours to make them possible. It was just one of his reasons for being “very big” on education, she...
Mar 18, 2021
SLI: Winter 2021
In spite of the limitations imposed by COVID-19 precautions, the Scholars Latino Initiative continues to celebrate and support its scholars in Harrisonburg, Richmond, and Winchester, Virginia. Thank...
Nov 23, 2020
November 2020 update
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the Latino community in the United States, further highlighting the benefits of holding a college degree. Even as the Scholars Latino...
 
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