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Adelante Latina!

  • Leonor Blum
  • Director

Program Description

¡Adelante Latina! is a three-year, after-school, college preparatory program for Latina girls beginning their 10th grade of high school. The program aims to improve school performance through intensive tutoring, offers enriching cultural experiences and summer internships, and helps students with college entrance exams, applications, and scholarships.

The goal of ¡Adelante Latina! is for all participants to be accepted into either a 2-year community college or a 4-year college or university with adequate financial support. The program guarantees each graduating senior who goes on to college a one-year $3,000 scholarship. Acceptance to ¡Adelante Latina! is based on merit regardless of immigration.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 30
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%