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Stories of our students’ success empower our cause.

Sandra Camila R.

Sandra was born in Ica, Peru, and arrived in the US with her family when she was eight. Going to college “…means I am representing the dream of my family to pursue a college… READ MORE

Our Program Impact

Since our launch, Latino U has had tremendous impact reaching thousands of students and parents eager to receive much needed information and guidance. Our bilingual, culturally-relevant programs focus on increasing Latino youth’s access to college resources and guiding them through the process from their senior year of high school until college graduation.


Over 1,000 parents and students have attended out information sessions delivered in local high schools and community centers throughout the year.


Volunteer College Coaches and College Bound Mentors have provided students with the support and guidance they need to complete college applications and successfully transition to college

  • 86% of students who participated in volunteer college coach programs have successfully enrolled in and are attending 4 year private colleges.
  • 100% of students attending 4 year private colleges received 75% to 100% financial aid and scholarship support.
  • $1,000 Scholarships awarded to students for much needed dorm and school supplies.


Student workshops and prep sessions guide students by providing one-on-one student support.

In Year 1 of workshops we have assisted:

  • 100 families with the completion of FAFSA applications.
  • 50 students with the writing of their College Essay Writing
  • 3 Local school districts have partnered to offer our services to their students

We Are Latino U!

Get Involved


Help students through ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer at Latino U College Access and make a difference in a student’s life by helping them reach their college goals and fulfill their potential.



    Join businesses, colleges, local school districts, and community organizations committed to increasing college enrollment and success. Contact us at to inquire about partner opportunities.



Help to change a life and make college dreams a reality. Latino U College Access relies on the generous donations of individuals like you, and receives philanthropic support from private foundations and corporations to help Latino youth receive a higher education and a chance at an exciting future.


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In the News



Success: The Future of Your Child (Éxito Escolar: El Futuro de su Niño)

March 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm | Thomas A. Edison School

Get informed about the education system and the steps to take to ensure academic…
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You can go to college (La Universidad Es Posible)

March 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm | Port Chester Middle School

College may seem far away but middle school is the perfect time to learn…
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