Today, one in four young people in America is Hispanic, and in an overlapping statistic, roughly one in four young people is a child of immigrants.
These students carry great potential, but many of them face big barriers, and they need support to achieve their goals.
Here are a few of the many organizations that are helping this important group of young people. Visit their sites to learn more.
Excelencia in Education – edexcelencia.org
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – hsf.net
Lumina Foundation – luminafoundation.org
TheDream.US – http://thedream.us.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics – sites.ed.gov/hispanic-
Latino Memphis / Abriendo Puertas – latinomemphis.org
Streets Ministries – streetsministries.org