By 2030, one in five people in Georgia will be Hispanic, and Latinx already make up over 27% of the school population in Gwinnett. While there are significant improvements in graduation rates (currently at 64%) it is still the third lowest in the nation. The greatest barrier to top-notch academic performance and higher graduation rates may be money.

educationalMediumIn the Atlanta region’s 10 largest school districts, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution found the highest graduation rates for Hispanic students are in Forsyth and Henry counties, 76% and 75% respectively, which also have the highest median household incomes among Hispanic families. Similarly, school districts with higher median incomes among all residents typically have higher graduation rates.

Our needs-based scholarship will cover educational related expenses such as books and tuition as well as related college expenses such as room and board and insurance.

Scholarships are available to students in middle school, high school and college in Georgia already participating in one of the many youth programs available throughout the state from our member organizations.

Funding will be allocated by majority vote from our Giving Circle investors at the $90 a month or $1000 a year level.  However investments at ANY level are welcome.  

We ask you to consider recurring monthly donations to build sustainability into our fund.

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Latinas in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)

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One in five women in the U.S. is a Latina. One in four female students in public schools across the nation is a Latina. By 2060, Latinas will form nearly a third of the female population of the nation. The future of the nation is very much tied to the future of these women and girls.  While the population grows, Latinas remain under represented in many spaces but especially in the STEAM fields where important growth (14%) is forecasted in the next years.

Did you know Latinas hold only between 2% – 3% of all jobs in STEAM nationally?  

Latinas are making important strides in education but we need more physicians, engineers, mathemathicians, artists, professors, computer scientists to serve our communities, to educate our children, to create and innovate. We want to be part of the solution and support Latinas intersted in pursuing STEAM careers.

Funding will be allocated by majority vote from our Giving Circle investors at the $90 a month or $1000 a year level.  However investments at ANY level are welcome.  

We ask you to consider recurring monthly donations to build sustainability into our fund.

Our Giving Circle investors understand and believe in a legacy of an educated, proud and prosperous community.  You can start investing at ANY level that you consider appropriate.  We ask you to consider recurring monthly donations to build sustainability into our fund.

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