Use the following resources to help you on your college journey. Check with your school counselor to learn more about local organizations or specific programming going on in your community/school to support Latinx students in going to college.
- El Centro Hispano is a Latino nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the community, building bridges and advocating for equity and inclusion for Hispanics/Latinos in the Triangle Area of North Carolina.
- El Futuro is a community-based program place where the growing Spanish-speaking immigrant community can access culturally responsive mental health services.
- El Pueblo is a nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, NC, specializing in leadership development for both youth and adults among Wake County’s growing Latinx community.
- El Vinculo Hispano‘s mission is to foster intercultural understanding and to empower Hispanics to overcome the challenges they face and make their voices heard in the community. EVH provides services to the Rural Central Piedmont Region of North Carolina, including Chatham, Alamance, Randolph, and Lee counties.
- LatinxEd is a non-profit educational initiative in NC providing targeted, multi-year support to Latinx students and immigrant families striving for higher education and greater opportunity. LatinxEd is home to Somos Carolina, the 20 under 20 competition and College y Consejos, a free online college advising space centering cultura y comunidad (culture and community).
- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund was founded in 1975 and seeks to empower Latino families with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education and provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.
- The NC Society of Hispanic Professionals is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting education among Hispanic youth in North Carolina. The NCSHP supports Hispanic students in their academic pursuits and empower them to achieve their dreams.