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Shenandoah Valley Scholars' Latino Initiative

Org #12568
Vetted since 2013
2012
year founded
$11,050
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Scholars Latino Initiative (SLI) is a 501(c)(3) public charity, nonprofit organization whose mission is to create college opportunities for first-generation Latino/x high school students in Harrisonburg, Richmond, and Winchester, Virginia. SLI offers computer and college scholarship awards and, in collaboration with university faculty and high school teachers, opportunities for rigorous academic challenge, leadership development, and supportive mentorships.

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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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...
Jul 30, 2020
"Faith in the motivation, strength, and resiliency of SLI scholars": SLI adapting for COVID-19
Just as public school systems and universities are continuing to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, Scholars Latino Initiative (SLI) is adapting its programming to continue creating college opportunities...
Apr 7, 2020
SLI supports "truly exceptional" scholars
For the tenacious SLI scholars preparing to be the first in their families to attend college, the coronavirus pandemic is merely another source of deeply felt anxiety and uncertainty.  “The...
 
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