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Commitments to Action for Hispanics in Education
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

In commemoration of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Initiative's (Initiative) 25th anniversary, the Initiative made a national call for Commitments to Action, encouraging public, private, and nonprofit investments in the creation and/or expansion of quality education programming throughout the nation serving Hispanics. These high impact, long-term Commitments to Action will make a meaningful and quantifiable contribution to increase and support educational outcomes for Latinos cradle-to-career.

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Organization Commitment Overview State
Lead Organization: The Pershing Square Foundation

Location: New York, NY

URL: http://pershingsquarefoundation.org/

Partners: Robin Hood Foundation
Commitment Name: Latino/Immigration Initiative

Summary: The Pershing Square Foundation commits $25 million over five years to create and support a Latino/Immigration Initiative serving the New York City area. The funding will be provided to the Robin Hood Foundation, New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, and since 1988 has focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods.

Total Investment: $25 million

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
NY
Lead Organization: E3 Alliance

Location: Austin, TX

URL: e3alliance.org/

Partners: Central Texas Council for Educator Preparation (CTCEP); Austin College Access Network (ACAN); The Central Texas ELL Collaborative
Commitment Name: Building and Sustaining a Central Texas Bilingual Educator Pipeline

Summary: E3 Alliance and its partners will commit $650,000 over the next three years (as part of our long-term commitment to capacity building in the region) to build and fortify elements of a cradle-to-career educational pipeline to support Hispanic students. Consisting of systemic alignment of K-12 campus systems to support ELL academic growth, college access and persistence, and strong Latino recruitment into a Bilingual Educator Pipeline with regional higher education partners, this effort will minimally impact 200 school counselors, 50 school administrators, and approximately 4500 Hispanic students annually.

Total Investment: $650,000

Total Impact:
- 200 School Counselors
- 50 School Administrators
- 4500 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
TX
Lead Organization: Florida International University

Location: Miami, FL

URL: www.fiu.edu/

Partners: Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Commitment Name: Achieving Community in Education Student Success

Summary: Florida International University (FIU) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), commits to align their combined instructional, research, and creative talents to improve the academic success of their K-12 students, provide new learning opportunities, and improve teacher, staff, and parental efficacy. Over 150 individuals from across both institutions commit to continue working in issue-specific groups to address the diverse educational needs and opportunities in their region. Building on the partnership, they commit to increase and enhance student dual enrollment, dual enrollment student matriculation to FIU, and research.

Total Impact:
- 8,210 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
FL
Lead Organization: Abriendo Puertas

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: http://ap-od.org/

Partners: LAUSD Parent Community Student Services; Los Angeles County Office of Education; National Head Start Association; Catholic Charities USA; Latino Policy Forum; Partnership for Community Action in New Mexico; Redlands Migrant Christian Association; Monterey County Office of Education; Fresno Unified School District; United Way of Central Jersey; Chicanos Por La Causa
Commitment Name: Opening Doors 2 Generations

Summary: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors (AP) will launch a new initiative to equip Latino parents with information in three critical areas that help prepare their children for school: early STEM education, the rights of Dual Language Learner students to a quality education, and transition to Kindergarten. They are committed to working with their partners to reach 50,000 families throughout the United States in 2016, building on AP's work that leads Latino families to access to life-changing resources, including quality pre-school, the EITC and the ACA.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 50,000 families

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
CA
Lead Organization: Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.ahsie.org/

Partners: Excelencia in Education; University of the Incarnate Word; University of New Mexico at Taos; California State University Channel Islands; Del Mar College; University of New Mexico at Albuquerque; California State University Fullerton; Contra Costa College; MiraCosta College; Adams State University; University of LaVerne; California State University Northridge
Commitment Name: From Funding to Practice: A Status Report on Title V Grants and High Impact Programs Among HSIs

Summary: The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators (AHSIE) commits $300,500 to writing a status report on the impact of Title V federal funding and highlighting a list of best practice programs at selected Hispanic Serving Institutions. This status report will include a historical narrative of Title V funding including milestones and trends in funding cycles. They intend to use this opportunity to turn this status report into an annual report.

Total Investment: $300,500

Total Impact:
- 2,000 members

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: American Latino Center for Research, Education & Justice

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.alcrej.org/

Partners: Rice University; University of Houston/Downtown; Lone Star College; Houston Community College; Our Lady of the Lake University/Woodlands; Houston ISD; Prairie View A&M; Talento Bilinque de Houston; Educational Excellence Resource Group; Pasadena ISD; Children At Risk; NHPO Leadership Institute; US Senator Sheila Jackson Lee; National Hispanic Professional Organization
Commitment Name: Latino Education Summit

Summary: The American Latino Center for Research, Education & Justice commits $1.2 million to hold "Latino Education Summits". Impacting more than 20,000 parents, students, and educators, these summits will promote collaboration, share best practices and increase better understanding of the Latino student, in order to increase graduation rates and develop a stronger workforce.

Total Investment: $1.2 million

Total Impact:
- 20,000 parents, students, and educators

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
TX
Lead Organization: Arizona State University

Location: Tempe, AZ

URL: https://eoss.asu.edu/access

Partners: Tempe Union High School District; Phoenix Union High School District; Mesa Public Schools; Tolleson Union High School District; Glendale Union High School District; Pike and Susan Sullivan Foundation
Commitment Name: Access ASU

Summary: Access Arizona State University (ASU) commits $1.5 million to a fully-embedded partnership with ASU partner school districts and communities that will promote academic excellence, foster a college-going outlook and expand access to ASU with an overall objective of increasing the educational achievement of Latino students. ASU will provide technical and data support to partner schools that inform them on student college enrollment, persistence and retention success, and provide innovative programs to engage families and students to increase Latino high school graduation rates and STEM degree attainment from ASU.

Total Investment: $1.5 million

Total Impact:
- 70,000 students
- 4,000 parents

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
AZ
Lead Organization: BeVisible

Location: Boulder, CO

URL: http://www.bevisible.soy/

Partners: Latinas Represent/Latino Community Foundation of Colorado; Univision Colorado
Commitment Name: Y Tu Quien Te Crees Competition

Summary: BeVisible, the first and only career-focused digital community for US Latina Millennials and the Latino Community Foundation, commits over $500,000 by giving access to over 10,000 young Latinas across Colorado to the tools necessary to expand their social capital over the next five years. The commitment will develop a robust pipeline that begins in middle school, continues through high school and feeds into the BeVisible network during the college years to expose these young Latinas to the networks, role models and mentors that are necessary to take advantage of all the opportunities that will become available to them in the innovation economy.

Total Investment: $500,000

Total Impact:
- 10,000 Latinas

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
CO
Lead Organization: Boys & Girls Club of America

Location: Atlanta, GA

URL: www.bgca.org/

Partners: 4,100 Boys & Girls Clubs; College Board; Kahn Academy; Scholarship America; Read Aloud; Smithsonian Institution; Local schools and school boards; Parental support systems
Commitment Name: Latino Youth Engagement Strategy

Summary: Boys & Girls Clubs of America commits $20 million focused on family engagement, STEM education for Latina girls and the plight of Hispanic young men by providing 920,000 Club members with outcome-driven programming in three priority areas: academic excellence, good character, and citizenship and healthy lifestyles. Their commitment will expand their existing Latino Engagement Strategy over the next three to five years in order to increase the high school graduation rate and access to higher education for Hispanic Club members.

Total Investment: $20 million

Total Impact:
- 920,000 Club Members

Timeframe: 3 to 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
GA
Lead Organization: Broward County Public School

Location: Pompano Beach, FL

URL: www.browardschools.com/

Partners: Ana G. Mendez University System; Florida Atlantic University; Broward College; Nova Southeastern University; Keiser University; Hispanic Unity; Children's Services Council; Aspira; Aldeae Educativa; Mujeres Latinas Impulsando Mujeres Latinas; Harmony, Inc.
Commitment Name: Sobrepasando Metas: Latinos in Action

Summary: Broward Bounty Public Schools will provide Latino students with a program that will empower them to graduate from high school and matriculate into postsecondary education. This program will offer excellent educational services, and cultural and leadership opportunities focused on three pillars: Literacy, leadership, and service.

Total Investment: $35,000

Total Impact:
- 1,800 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
FL
Lead Organization: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Location: Pomona, CA

URL: www.cpp.edu/

Partners: Pomona Unified School District
Commitment Name: TRANSFERmations: Creating Latino Transfer Pathways from High School to a Four-Year University through PolyTransfer

Summary: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona), commits $400,000 over the next four years to the TRANSFERmations project aimed at increasing Latino higher education access and participation through a regional educational pipeline effort with Pomona Unified School District, Cal Poly Pomona, and local community colleges. TRANSFERmations is committed to working with approximately 10,000 students, and will develop cross-institutional academic support interventions to facilitate transfer pathways from high school to 2-year and 4-year institutions through peer mentoring, campus tours, parental involvement and community engagement.

Total Investment: $400,000

Total Impact:
- 10,000 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Student Support Services
- English Language Learners
CA
Lead Organization: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Location: Pomona, CA

URL: www.cpp.edu/

Partners: Downey Unified School District; El Monte Union High School District; Fremont Academy of Engineering and Design
Commitment Name: Cal Poly Pomona Femineer Program

Summary: The College of Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) commits $300,000 over the next three years to implement the Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering Femineer Program for 500 middle school and high school students, including training 20 teachers from 10 schools. The Femineer Program inspires K-12 female students to pursue STEM in their education and career, while building a community for current and future STEM leaders.

Total Investment: $300,000

Total Impact:
- 500 Middle and High School Students
- 20 Teachers

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
CA
Lead Organization: California State University, East Bay

Location: Hayward, CA

URL: www.csueastbay.edu/

Partners: Hayward Unified School District; The City of Hayward; Chabot Community College; Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center; The Child Care Council of Alameda County; The Alameda County Department of Public Health Home Visiting Nurse Unit; Eden Regional Occupation Program; La Familia Counseling Center; Super Stars Literacy
Commitment Name: Hayward Promise Neighborhood Apartment Community Commitment

Summary: Hayward Promise Neighborhood, led by the California State University East Bay, in collaboration with 10 local partners, including Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center, commits $350,000 in match funding and leveraged services over the next two years, to ensure that Latino children from the Hayward Promise Neighborhood enter kindergarten ready to succeed. Their commitment is to reach out to and refer 400 Latino families living in apartment complexes to early learning services such as parenting classes, preschool, medical services, and literacy programs.

Total Investment: $350,000

Total Impact:
- 400 Families

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
CA
Lead Organization: California State University, Fresno

Location: Fresno, CA

URL: www.fresnostate.edu/

Partners: Executive leaders come from ten Hispanic-serving educational institutions; Fresno AREA Strive
Commitment Name: Graduation Initiative 2025

Summary: California State University, Fresno commits to reaching its "Graduation Initiative 2025" goal of a 70% six-year graduation rate that includes closing the achievement gap and results in over 450 more under-represented minority students graduating each year. Over $7.76M external funding has been dedicated to a suite of student success programs, including course redesign; expanded use of effective academic technology; strengthened student support services such as Supplemental Instruction; and, finally, building out these effective practices along the K-14 educational pipeline in the San Joaquin Valley.

Total Investment: $7.76 million

Total Impact:
- 450 Students Per Year

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
CA
Lead Organization: Cañada College

Location: Redwood City, CA

URL: www.canadacollege.edu/

Partners: Adult Education College, and Career Education Leadership Consortium (ACCEL); Job Train/San Mateo County Office of Education; Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD); The Puente Project; United Way of the Bay Area (UWBA); San Francisco Foundation & Silicon Valley Community Foundation; The ALLIES Program; Redwood City Chamber of Commerce; Redwood City Adult Education Center; City of Redwood City
Commitment Name: iCAN Become

Summary: Cañada College, a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), commits $2.2 million to provide multiple programs and services to ensure that each of its students has the opportunity to succeed, no matter what their backgrounds and goals may be. The College commits to expanding its services with several new and upcoming programs including: SparkPoint, Puente Program, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Clinics, Expanding Student Opportunities (¡ESO!), community events and more.

Total Investment: $2.2 million

Total Impact:
- 500 Students

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
CA
Lead Organization: Centro Hispano at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

Location: Wilmington, NC

URL: http://uncw.edu/centrohispano/

Partners: North Carolina State University; University of North Carolina- Charlotte; Appalachian State University; The Latino Alliance of Southeastern North Carolina
Commitment Name: Centro Hispano

Summary: The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) — Centro Hispano commits over $150,000 to support the rapidly growing population of Hispanic students applying, attending and completing degrees at UNCW. Personally interacting with an average of 2000 college and K-12 students annually, their commitment is to support the increase of Hispanic enrollment to 10% in order to represent regional demographics within two years.

Total Investment: $156,798

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Acecss
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
NC
Lead Organization: CHARP ED Consulting

Location: Shaker Heights, OH

URL: http://www.charpeducationconsulting.com/

Partners: Starting Point; Cleveland Metropolitan School District's FACE Department; Cleveland Public Library; Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland; Esperanza; Literacy Cooperative; Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center; HOLA; Hispanic Business Center; Seeds of Literacy; Catholic Charities; Cuyahoga Community College: Pathways to College Department; Ohio Means Job
Commitment Name: Excelling Hispanics to Prosperity

Summary: CHARP ED Consulting commits to narrowing the opportunity gap for Hispanics by providing educational services in education and workforce development, family and community engagement, and college and career readiness. It is committed to using a multigenerational approach to educate 50 individuals per year over a five year span.

Total Impact:
- 250 Individuals

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
OH
Lead Organization: Ciencia Puerto Rico/Yale University

Location: New Haven, CT

URL: http://www.cienciapr.org/en

Partners: Yale Center for Clinical Investigation; Sacred Heart University of Puerto Rico; EMC Corporation; Banco Popular Foundation
Commitment Name: The Voice of Experience: A Culturally Relevant STEM Career Navigator for Hispancs

Summary: The Yale Ciencia Initiative and Ciencia Puerto Rico, in collaboration with the Yale Center for Clincial Investigation, the Sacred Heart University of Puerto Rico, the EMC Corporation, and the Banco Popular Foundation, commit approximately $75,000 in in-kind and funding support to develop and launch an initial version of The Voice of Experience, an online portal to help inform students about STEM career possibilities through the examples of Latino STEM professionals. The initial commitment will directly impact 125 Hispanic middle school students in Puerto Rico and New Haven who will pilot the resource through after school programs. It is expected that an additional 1,000 students across a Puerto Rico will access and utilize the website within the first year.

Total Investment: $75,000

Total Impact:
- 1,125 Middle School Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
CT
Lead Organization: College Forward

Location: Austin, TX

URL: collegeforward.org

Partners: Lone Star College-North Harris; Sul Ross University; Concordia University; Alpine Independent School District; Marfa Independent School District; Presidio Independent School District; First Generation College Bound; Higher Edge; College Possible; Project Grad; San Juan Diego Catholic High School; University of Texas at Austin, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement; Matriculate
Commitment Name: College Forward Commitment to Hispanic College Access and Success

Summary: College Forward commits over $3 million in support of expanding their existing programs and sharing their proven resources to provide college access and success services to more than 16,900 high school students and 7,900 college students over the next three years. College Forward commits to leverage its expertise to dramatically improve the educational outcomes of Hispanic students in Texas and beyond through productive partnerships and resource-sharing.

Total Investment: $3 million

Total Impact:
- 16,900 High School Students
- 7,900 College Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: Colorado Mountain College

Location: Glenwood Springs, CO

URL: coloradomtn.edu/

Partners: Valley Settlement Project
Commitment Name: Si Se Puede Promise

Summary: Colorado Mountain College commits $1.125 million per year from 2015-2018 on three goals: assisting English as a Second Language students gain English proficiency, providing discounted tuition for eligible Hispanic/Latino students to assist with college access, and providing career pipeline support into entry level medical fields. Their goal is to provide assistance to a minimum of fifty Hispanic/Latino students a year, for at least three years, to recruit, retain, and help them gain improved English skills, career training, and college completion.

Total Investment: 3.375 million

Total Impact:
- 50 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- English Language Learners
CO
Lead Organization: Complete College America and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Location: Indianapolis, IN

URL: completecollege.org/

Partners: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities; Mercy College; College of New Rochelle; Hostos Community College; Westchester Community College; Valencia College; Miami Dade College; Guttman Community College
Commitment Name: Adoption and Scaling-Up of Co-Requisite Remediation Models at HSI's

Summary: Complete College America (CCA) and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) commits to convene up to 50 HSIs and provide them with technical assistance to scale corequisite remediation/gateway-course models with extra academic support, which have shown to significantly increase underprepared students' gateway-course passing rates. With $750,000 in external support over two years, CCA and HACU plan to augment existing efforts so that more than 5,000 students benefit from the corequisite remediation models by June 2017.

Total Investment: $750,000

Total Impact:
- 5,000 Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys & Young Men
- Student Support Services
IN
Lead Organization: El Valor

Location: Chicago, IL

URL: https://www.elvalor.org/

Partners: Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago; Daley College; Burlington Coat Factory; Amelia's Closet
Commitment Name: Steps to Success

Summary: El Valor Corporation commits $40,000 to the expansion of its Steps to Success Work Force Development Program preparing 100 parents in the next year. Steps to Success supports Hispanic parents economic and educational development, using a blended and experiential approach to prepare them to enter or re-enter the workforce and/or return to school.

Total Investment: $40,000

Total Impact:
- 100 Parents

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Education

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
IL
Lead Organization: Felician College

Location: Lodi, NJ

URL: www.felician.edu/

Partners: Washington Elementary School; Lodi; New Jersey; Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey; Latinas in STEM Foundation; Volunteer Center of Bergen County, Inc.
Commitment Name: Transformational Academic Momentum for Hispanic Students

Summary: Felician College commits a minimum of half a million dollars to improve the academic success, persistence, and graduation rates of their Hispanic students by 5% each year. This will be accomplished through initiatives ameliorating challenges faced by the students, scholarships for Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree Completion, and Experiential Learning Internships linking fields of study with future careers for our Hispanic students over the next 5 years.

Total Investment: $500,000

Total Impact:
- 500 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Student Support Services
NJ
Lead Organization: George Washington Elementary School

Location: Union City, NJ

URL: http://washingtonunioncity.sharpschool.com/

Partners: NJEA Pride; Adult Education Center; Save Latin America, Inc.
Commitment Name: G.W.E.S. Hispanic Family Engagement Program

Summary: Through their G.W.E.S. Hispanic Family Engagement Program, George Washington Elementary School commits to providing Hispanic families of kindergarteners with the tools and knowledge they need to help their children acclimate to a new culture and achieve academically. Parents will gain increased awareness of the importance of parental involvement in a child's success.

Total Investment: $300

Total Impact:
- 600 Families

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
NJ
Lead Organization: Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club

Location: Locust Valley, NY

URL: gbbgc.org/

Partners: National Association for College Admissions Counseling; New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling; Big Guys Foundation; New York State 529 College Savings Plan
Commitment Name: Advancing Excellence in Education

Summary: The Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club commits over $3 million to construct a new recreation center and expand current college and career prep programs to increase its service to youth in the community. Their commitment will not only provide college and career education and leadership programs to over 800 Latino youth and their families, but offer a state-of-the-art community center, and a safe & supportive space for youth to be after school for generations to come.

Total Investment: $3 million

Total Impact:
- 800 Youth and Families

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
NY
Lead Organization: Helios Education Foundation

Location: Phoenix, AZ

URL: www.helios.org/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Dual Language Learning in Preschool

Summary: Helios Education Foundation's commits to funding a Request for Proposal designed to identify and invest in programs and generate research around Dual Language Learning (DLL) for children ages 3-5. By investing in DLL programs and research, Helios hopes to explore the best methodology for creating a pathway to early grade success; explore best practices in DLL professional development; analyze and strengthen instructional practice quality for the field; and collect original research to validate DLL programs for replication.

Total Investment: $1.6 million

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
AZ
Lead Organization: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement

Location: Chicago, IL

URL: www.haceonline.org/

Partners: Chicago Public School District; Career and Technical Education
Commitment Name: El Futuro High School Program

Summary: The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) commits to expanding its successful El Futuro High School program to increase reach from 600 to over 1,000 students in the next five years. This includes expanding into additional high schools, targeting younger students (not just juniors and seniors), and focusing on high-demand careers (STEM, Healthcare, etc.)

Total Investment: $400,000

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women
- English Language Learners
IL
Lead Organization: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.hacu.net/

Partners: Speakers and Symposium
Commitment Name: HACU PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium

Summary: In partnership with ACT, Petersons and Sodexo, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities commits $100,000 to bring together 100 education administrators to identify collaborative programs between school districts and institutions of higher education, and to provide resources and cultivate connections, so that administrators of Hispanic-Serving School Districts and Hispanic Serving Institutions can promote PK-16 collaborations and encourage program development and advocacy. This Symposium will be an annual event held in conjunction with HACU's Annual Conference, providing a venue in which to explore and build collaborations.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:
- 100 Education Administrators

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

Location: San Jose, CA

URL: www.hfsv.org/

Partners: Silicon Valley Education Foundation; Silicon Valley Leadership Group; City of San Jose; County of Santa Clara; Santa Clara County Office of Education; 23 School Districts in Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties; Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE); County of San Mateo; Union Bank; Cargill; Chevron; Broadcom; Macy's Foundation; Coca-Cola; AT&T; Bank of America; City of San Jose; County of Santa Clara; Santa Clara County Office of Education; 20 School Districts in Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties; Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)
Commitment Name: The Latinos in STEM Initiative

Summary: The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley commits over $17 million to launch a new Family College Success Center to serve 30,000 Latino family members and provide afterschool STEM education programing for over 10,000 middle school students, training for 3,500 parents, and college scholarships for 500 students majoring in STEM-related bachelor degrees.

Total Investment: $17 million

Total Impact:
- 10,000 Middle School Students
- 3,500 Parents
- 500 College Students

Focus Area:
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
CA
Lead Organization: Hispanics in Philanthropy

Location: Oakland, CA

URL: www.hiponline.org/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Adelante Hermanos! (HIPGive Latino Men and Boys Contest)

Summary: Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) commits approximately $125,000 to empower Latino men and boys through a crowdfunding contest—Adelante Hermanos. These 15 organizations will impact the lives of over 1,000 Latino men and boys by strengthening their minds, spirits and bodies through creative strategies such as alternative leadership development, mentoring and support for college access, alternative livelihoods, access to music and arts programs and social justice advocacy.

Total Investment: $125,000

Total Impact:
- 1,000 Boys and Young Men

Timeframe: 30 days

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
CA
Lead Organization: Houston Hispanic Forum

Location: Houston, TX

URL: hispanic-forum.org/

Partners: AVANCE; Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation; City of Houston; College Board, The; East End Chamber of Commerce; Harris County Sherriff's Department; Houston ISD; Houston Public Library; Jeff Davis Alumni Association; Lone Star College; Neighborhood Centers; Spring Brach ISD
Commitment Name: Houston Hispanic Forum

Summary: Through their "Career and Education Day Expansion Project", the Houston Hispanic Forum commits $60,000 to expand its 30-year tradition of hosting a Career and Education Day. They will increase participation by 10% each year through the availability of free transportation and will launch a capital campaign to improve their website so that students, parents, counselors and teachers can access any of their career tracks and resources.

Total Investment: $60,000

Total Impact:
- 12,000 Participants

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
TX
Lead Organization: I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County

Location: Boulder, CO

URL: www.ihadboulder.org/

Partners: Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative; Adelante!; Boulder Valley School District; Front Range Community College's Boulder County Campus; The University of Colorado at Boulder's Pre-Collegiate Development Program; Workforce Boulder County
Commitment Name: Dream Big Pathways to College and Career Success

Summary: The Dream Big Initiative is an emerging collective impact collaboration committing two years of seed funding of $659,650 to serve 440 at-risk, largely Latino youth through two pilot programs in the City of Boulder— the Oak Elementary Dreamer Class and the Pre-Collegiate Pathways to College and Career Success Program—with the goal of eventually serving the 2,000 at-risk, largely Latino youth living in low-income housing in the City of Boulder, and all students on the free/reduced lunch in Boulder Valley School District schools. They will work with students for at least 10 years to ensure they receive the academic and enrichment support, including STEM programming, college tours, mentors, and tuition assistance to graduate high school and enroll in post-secondary education and further prepare for a meaningful career.

Total Investment: $659,650

Total Impact:
- 2,000 Youth

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
CO
Lead Organization: IDEA Public Schools

Location: Weslaco, TX

URL: www.ideapublicschools.org/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Give Me 5 Campaign

Summary: IDEA Public schools commits to send 100% of graduates to college and help increasingly more alumni graduates from college. To accomplish this, IDEA Public Schools commits to raising $180,000 in the area of college access to help more students enter and graduate from college with support from their Give Me 5 campaign, which will allow students with financial needs to continue their education.

Total Investment: $180,000

Total Impact:
- 28 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: Identity, Inc.

Location: Gaithersburg, MA

URL: www.identity-youth.org/

Partners: Montgomery County Public Schools; Pride Youth Services; Mental Health Association of Montgomery County; Montgomery College; Achieving Collegiate Excellence & Success
Commitment Name: Caminos Apoyados (Supported Pathways)

Summary: Identity, Inc. commits $1.3 million to create a structured academic and social/emotional support system for 80 Latino youth and their families that will follow their from middle school through high school graduation. The seven-year commitment provides intensive math instruction, STEM and other enrichment activities, and a strong parent engagement component to ensure participants' successful high school graduation and college access.

Total Investment: $1.3 million

Total Impact:
- 80 Youth and their Families

Timeframe: 7 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
MA
Lead Organization: Jose Valdes Math Institute

Location: San Jose, CA

URL: www.josevaldesmath.org/

Partners: San Jose City College, Stanford University, College of Notre Dame, Silver Creek High School, SACNAS, Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose Unified School District, Santa Clara University, Telemundo, La Kaliente, Castellano Family Foundation, Migrant Education, Alum Rock Unified School District, WASC
Commitment Name: Jose Valdes Math

Summary: The Jose Valdes Math Institute serving Santa Clara County commits to recruit 1000 new elementary, low-income, underrepresented, under-served students for the next five years with the purpose of improving their math skills during their 7-week summer math program equal to one year of math. This commitment of $2 million will help fund math readiness making them better prepared for highly competitive STEM careers.

Total Investment: $2 million

Total Impact:
- 1,000 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- STEM
CA
Lead Organization: Jumpstart

Location: Boston, MA

URL: https://www.jstart.org/campaigns/read-for-the-record

Partners: Franklin Templeton Investments; Pearson; Tommy Hilfiger; Nickelodeon; Issuu; Candlewick Press; Chicago Public Schools; Broward Country Florida; Houston Independent School District; First Book; Teach for America; Bright Horizons; United Way; FasTracKids; THINK Together; Reading Partners
Commitment Name: Read for the Record

Summary: Jumpstart commits over $100,000 towards its annual Read for the Record campaign to provide Hispanic families with new Spanish language resources, including a high-quality children's book, that encourages inclusivity, early learning, and family engagement. Each year, Jumpstart's Read for the Record reaches over 2.4 million children and adults and will continue its commitment to expand its reach to Hispanic families in subsequent years of the campaign.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:
- 2.4 million Children and Adults

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
MA
Lead Organization: KID Museum

Location: Bethesda, MD

URL: kid-museum.org/

Partners: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Office of Education and Outreach; Montgomery County Public Schools; Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Commitment Name: Robotics Revealed: Hands-on Exploration of STEM

Summary: In the coming academic year, KID Museum will serve 150 Latino students in partnership with Identity under an intensive STEM-based "Invention Studio" program that enables youth to design and create their own inventions, using multiple tools, materials and processes, including robotics, circuits, engineering, sound, 3D design and aeronautics. Together, these investments represent over $100,000 in resources invested in engaging Hispanic youth in STEM learning and promoting educational excellence among Latino youth.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:
- 150 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
MD
Lead Organization: Kinesis Foundation

Location: Guaynabo, PR

URL: http://kinesispr.org/?lang=en

Partners: Options Institute and Goddard Riverside; Fundación Plaza del Caribe; Michigan State University; Sacred Heart University; GFR Media Press; AbbVie Puerto Rico; University of Puerto Rico (UPR)
Commitment Name: Puerto Rico College Access Program

Summary: Kinesis Foundation commits $3.2 million over the next two years to provide scholarships to 340 university students of excellence, college and career counseling services to 650 Bright Stars, and college access training to 100 counselors. Over 50% of their students pursue careers in STEM fields.

Total Investment: $3.2 million

Total Impact:
- 340 University Students
- 650 Bright Stars Counselors

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
PR
Lead Organization: Latino U College Access, Inc.

Location: White Plains, NY

URL: www.latinoucollege.org/

Partners: NY State Higher Education Services Corporation (NY HESC)/College Goal New York; Mercy College Pace University; College of New Rochelle; Changing Suburbs Institute, Manhattanville College; Project ExcEL, Center X — Sleepy Hollow HS and Ossining HS, NY; White Plains Public Library; Don Bosco Community Center; Port Chester Cares; Westchester County Youth Bureau / Westchester County Government; White Plains Youth Bureau; YWCA White Plains
Commitment Name: FAFSA First!

Summary: Latino U College Access and Westchester County Community Coalition Partners commit over $550, 000 to engage in a community-wide effort to increase FAFSA education and completion for first-generation Hispanic youth and their families. The commitment will deliver information sessions and FAFSA Boot Camps by 50 trained, bilingual volunteers and facilitators in 4 school districts and will assist over 900 Hispanic students with FAFSA completion over the next three years.

Total Investment: $550,000

Total Impact:
- 900 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
NY
Lead Organization: Leadership Scholars

Location: Cincinnati, OH

URL: leadershipscholars.org/

Partners: Cincinnati Public Schools; Archdiocese of Cincinnati; North College Hill
Commitment Name: Leadership Parent Academy

Summary: Leadership Scholar's purpose is enabling and empowering low-income parents to become the catalysts for their children to attend college. They commit to expanding their program to serve a greater number of Hispanic families and to increasing their scope to five schools with Spanish sessions in the Fall of 2015 and Spring 2016, impacting 200 Hispanic families and 480 students. The financial investment will be $200,000.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 200 Hispanic Families
- 480 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
OH
Lead Organization: Lone Star College

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.lonestar.edu/

Partners: University of Houston-Downtown; Aldeine Indepdent School District; NeighborhoodCenters
Commitment Name: Mi Familia Mi Futuro

Summary: Lone Star College commits $710,000 for the "Mi Familia, Mi Futuro" program. Taking a collaborative approach to the partnership between community-based organizations, the school district, community college and university, parents will learn how to better navigate through the education system at the primary, secondary and postsecondary level.

Total Investment: $710,000

Total Impact:
- 30 Families

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
TX
Lead Organization: MANA

Location: Washington, DC

URL: www.hermana.org/

Partners: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement; Familia Es Familia; Comcast; General Motors
Commitment Name: MANA Madrina Mentoring App

Summary: MANA, A National Latina Organization, commits to a three-year, $250,000 project to design and implement the MANA Madrina® Mentoring Application (M3 App) to mirror the national MANA Hermanitas® youth mentoring program in virtual format and serve 100,000 students. This interactive information app will provide resources to young adults on relevant topics of education, financial literacy, and bullying prevention, as well as interactive features with encouragement and guidance from noted Hispanic leaders.

Total Investment: $250,000

Total Impact:
- 100,000 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
DC
Lead Organization: Mariachi Heritage Society

Location: South El Monte, CA

URL: www.mariachiheritagesociety.com/

Partners: Santa Ana Unified School District
Commitment Name: Mariachi Music Education Initiative

Summary: The Mariachi Heritage Society and the Santa Ana Unified School District commit to provide a comprehensive, standard's based music education program to public schools in Santa Ana, California. The commitment will provide over $800,000 in funding to support this program over three years. The program is aligned with the artistic processes that encompass the skills, knowledge and abilities articulated in the Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools and will be delivered through a team of educators and music professionals with proven experience in district and community mariachi programs.

Total Investment: $895,428

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
CA
Lead Organization: Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Location: Miami, FL

URL: www.dadeschools.net/

Partners: Privately-owned Child Care/Early Learning Centers across Miami-Dade County; Florida Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe; United Way of Miami-Dade; Florida International University
Commitment Name: Transition-to-Kindergarten Ambassadors Initiative

Summary: Miami-Dade County Public Schools commits close to $400,000 to implement a Transition-to-Kindergarten Ambassadors Initiative to strengthen the relationships between 1,300 privately-owned child care/early learning centers in impoverished areas and 163 neighboring Title I schools, impacting approximately 17,000 students. Their commitment is to continue to implement the transition-to-kindergarten activities between the partnering educational entities on an on-going basis.

Total Investment: $400,000

Total Impact:
- 17,000 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Initiative

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
FL
Lead Organization: Mid-Atlantic Equity Center

Location: Bethesda, MD

URL: www.maec.org

Partners: Maryland State Department of Education
Commitment Name: Bien Educados

Summary: The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center and the Maryland State Department of Education commits approximately $80,000 to launch Bien Educados, a statewide Latino communications network. Their commitment is to transform existing service providers into cultural brokers to reach the families of over 146,000 Latino students and to engage them in their children's education within the next two years.

Total Investment: $80,000

Total Impact:
- 146,000 Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
MD
Lead Organization: Mission Neighborhood Centers Inc.

Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: www.mncsf.org/

Partners: Office of Head Start; First 5 San Francisco—Preschool for all; Kellogg Foundation; California State Child Care and Development (CCTR); California State Preschool Program (CSPP); San Francisco Unified School District; Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC); San Francisco Department of Public Health-Community Behavioral Health Services Agency; San Francisco Human Services Agency; Federally Qualified Health clinics; Mission Neighborhood Health Center; Native American Health Center (NAHC); Instituto Familiar de la Raza; Mission Economic Development Agency; Project Homeless Connect; Homeless Prenatal Program; Compass Connecting Point; Prevent Blindness of Northern California
Commitment Name: Comprehensive Integration of School Readiness Services for High Risk Children and Families

Summary: Mission Neighborhood Centers Inc. (MNC) commits to transitioning children from their preschools to kindergarten in the top two developmental domains of California's Desired Results Developmental Profile. Both children and their parents will be better versed in the expectations and systems of school life and therefore enter the school setting at a higher achievement rate. To fulfill this commitment, MNC will better and fully integrate departmental systems of early education and family support services/family resources, empowering teachers and staff to work more collaboratively and professionally to improve the school readiness of the children served.

Total Investment: $2,000,000

Total Impact:
- 150 Families

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
CA
Lead Organization: NASA Johnson Space Center Hispanic Employee Resource Group

Location: Houston, TX

URL: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/home/index.html

Partners: Space Center Houston; Clear Creek ISD; Raul Yzaguirre School for Success; Cesar E. Chavez High School; Univision Houston; Agencia Espacial Mexicana; AEXA Aerospace
Commitment Name: NASA JSC Hispanic Engagement Campaign

Summary: NASA Johnson Space Center's Hispanic Employee Resource Group commits $200,000 for their "Hispanic Engagement Campaign". Through their campaign, they will increase Latino student, family, and educator exposure to STEM-related content and activities through the excitement of the human space exploration story.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 2,240 Students
- 1,650 Educators and Parents

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
TX
Lead Organization: NASPA

Location: Washington, DC

URL: https://www.naspa.org/

Partners: NASPA Latino Knowledge Community (LKC); Excelencia in Education; the Lumina Foundation; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Commitment Name: NASPA Community Colleges Division Latino Task Force

Summary: As a non-profit association, NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education commits $100,000 to increase the number of Latinos who work in student services at community colleges and to increase the knowledge and scholarship around Latino student success. This commitment and subsequent activities will have an impact over 500 community college professionals and more than 125,000 college students over the next two years.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:
- 500 Community College Professors
- 125,000 College Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
DC
Lead Organization: National Hispanic Professional Institute

Location: Houston, TX

URL: http://www.nhpo.us/

Partners: Cesar E. Chavez High School; Charles H. Milby High School; E.L. Furr High School; Jefferson Davis High School; John H. Reagan High School; Raul Yzaguirre School for Success; S. Houston Math, Science & Technology Ctr.; Stephen F. Austin High School; Houston Community College; Rice University; Texas A&M University; University of Houston-Central; University of Houston-Downtown; University of St. Thomas; University of Texas-Austin; Talento Bilingue de Houston; Tejanco Center for Community Concerns; The City of Houston Public Works & Engineering Department; NASA Johnson Space Center; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Commitment Name: Youth Leadership Institute

Summary: The National Hispanic Professional Organization commits $4,200,000 for their "Youth Leadership Institute". The Institute will provide 21,000 high school students and 21,000 parents with a life changing experience to help them better understand the many opportunities available to them in their pursuit of a postsecondary degree in a STEM field.

Total Investment: $4.2 million

Total Impact:
- 21,00 High School Students
- 21,000 Parents

Timeframe: 20 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
TX
Lead Organization: National PTA

Location: Alexandria, VA

URL: www.pta.org/

Partners: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Commitment Name: Pledge to Engage Hispanic Families

Summary: The National PTA commits an organizational investment of approximately $90,000 during the 2015-2016 school year to educate its more than 22,000 PTA leaders nationwide, as well as school and community partners, on the ways to effectively engage Hispanic families in student learning and school improvements. The PTA's commitment also aims to increase the number of Hispanic PTA leaders nationwide, and deepen collaboration with organizations such as Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Univision to reach more Hispanic families.

Total Investment: $90,000

Total Impact:
- 22,000 PTA Leaders

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Student Support Services
VA
Lead Organization: Parent-Child

Location: Garden City, NY

URL: www.parent-child.org

Partners: Juntos Podemos/Together We Can; News Corp/HarperCollins Publishers; Masa Inc.; El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center; El Valor
Commitment Name: Parent-Child Home Program: Expanding Critical School Readiness

Summary: The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) commits to providing low income Hispanic, particularly Mexican-American, families with the necessary skills and tools to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. The PCHP National Center assists underserved communities in replicating and expanding this critical program that builds early parent-child verbal interaction, learning, and school readiness at home. Working together, through strong public-private partnerships, they are strengthening families and communities, and building the workforce of the future.

Total Investment: $1.625 million

Total Impact:
- 325 Families

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
NY
Lead Organization: Parents as Teachers National Center

Location: Saint Louis, MO

URL: www.parentsasteachers.org/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Impactful Parenting for Successful Hispanic Children

Summary: Parents as Teachers National Center will improve the outreach and expertise of the home visiting professionals primarily serving Hispanic communities. The parent-facing materials included in the professional development curricula of Parents as Teachers, Knowledge Studio, will be translated into Spanish for home visiting professionals to use during home visits. Bilingual trainers will be hired to train home visiting professionals to deliver the translated curricula to reach more families in Hispanic communities. A Project Director of Hispanic Outreach and Impact will be hired to promote the commitment throughout the Parents as Teachers affiliate network serving Hispanic communities.

Total Investment: $250,000

Total Impact:
- 500 Families

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
MO
Lead Organization: Parents for Public School

Location: Jackson, MS

URL: parents4publicschools.org/

Partners: PPS of San Francisco; CPPS of Seattle
Commitment Name: Feliz Micio (Happy Start)

Summary: The National Office of Parents for Public Schools, Inc. (PPS) commits up to $70,000 to help parents promote healthy early childhood development practices that help prepare their children for future academic success. During the two-year project, PPS will provide early childhood development education to 80 Hispanic parents with children under 5 years old. Subsequent to the training, parents will be given the opportunity to become a part of a support group that will provide ongoing peer assistance and cooperative learning.

Total Investment: $70,000

Total Impact:
- 80 Hispanic Parents

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
MS
Lead Organization: Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions

Location: Philadelphia, PA

URL: www.gse.upenn.edu/cmsi

Partners: Hispanic Serving Institutions: Florida International University, University of Texas at El Paso, and California State University, Northridge; Majority Research Institutions: University of Michigan, University of California, Berkeley, and University of Pennsylvania
Commitment Name: Hispanic Serving Institutions Pathways to Professoriate

Summary: The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions commits $5 million for the development of a new program, Hispanic Serving Institutions: Pathways to the Professoriate (HSI-P2P), that is focused on creating rich and nurturing academic and social support experiences for 90 humanities students at Hispanic Serving Institutions in order to foster their success in humanities Ph.D. programs at Majority Research Institutions. Their commitment will provide 5 years of planning, programming, and support for 3 student cohorts and strives to secure admission and matriculation for all 90 students into Ph.D. programs to increase the presence of Latinos in the professoriate.

Total Investment: $5 million

Total Impact:
- 90 Ph.D. Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
PA
Lead Organization: Persistence Plus

Location: Cambridge, MA

URL: www.persistenceplusnetwork.com/

Partners: Mercy College; College of New Rochelle; Hostos Community College, City University of New York; Guttman Community College, City University of New York
Commitment Name: From STEM Gatekeeper Courses to Degree

Summary: Persistence Plus and its philanthropic partners commits to nudging 10,000+ NYC college students in STEM gatekeeper courses at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs during 2016 and 2017. Through a $250,000 investment in this initiative, Persistence Plus will leverage its behavioral nudge platform to increase STEM course completion rates, overall persistence, and STEM persistence at its partner schools.

Total Investment: $250,000

Total Impact:
- 10,000 Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
MA
Lead Organization: PhD Project

Location: Montvale, NJ

URL: www.phdproject.org/
Commitment Name: PhD Project Postsecondary Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

Summary:
- The PhD Project will utilize its network of over 1,500 minority business faculty and doctoral students (this includes 410 Hispanic-American members) to support outreach to Hispanic-American students and enhance this completion rate. The program will formally recruit Hispanic-American business professors to serve as mentors to these students to facilitate the students' successful completion of their undergraduate and graduate degrees through one-on-one mentoring.

Total Investment: $6,500

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
NJ
Lead Organization: Prince George's County Public School

Location: Oxon Hill, MD

URL: www.pgcps.org/

Partners: CASA de Maryland; University of Maryland; Parks & Planning; Maryland State Department of Education
Commitment Name: Kindergarten Readiness Initiative

Summary: Prince George's County Public Schools Early Childhood/Early Learning Office commits $150,000 focused on Kindergarten Readiness by preparing 3,500 Latino children with the foundational knowledge, skills and behaviors that will enable them to participate and succeed in school. Their commitment is to develop workshops for parents, community child care providers and teachers that work with a large Latino population for the next three years.

Total Investment: $150,000

Total Impact:
- 3,500 Early Childhood Children

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
MD
Lead Organization: Rio Salado College

Location: Tempe, AZ

URL: www.riosalado.edu/

Partners: Action Now Institute; Enlace Chicago; Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; Logan Square Neighborhood Association; Metropolitan Family Services; ONE Northside; Southwest Organizing Project; Colleges of Education at Northeastern Illinois University and Chicago State University;
Commitment Name: Grow Your Own Teachers Certification Pathways

Summary: Rio Salado College commits over $120,000 focused on a "Grow Your Own Teacher Certification Pathways" program by reaching out to high enrollment Hispanic public school districts, charters, and private schools to identify members of their own community who may have an interest in any of the services Rio Salado College provides. Their commitment is to recruit and retain 40 individuals seeking access to higher education over the next three years.

Total Investment: $120,000

Total Impact:
- 40 Individuals

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
AZ
Lead Organization: Roadtrip Nation

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

URL: roadtripnation.com/

Partners: None Secured
Commitment Name: Roadtrip Nation's DREAMers Roadtrip and Share Your Road Initiative

Summary: Roadtrip Nation will collaborate with partners to provide a team of young DREAMers with the opportunity to hit the road and interview leaders across America who have defined their own roads in life as immigrants, undocumented, or in support of other DREAMers. These conversations between leaders and students will be filmed and produced for a documentary special or episodic content, and will be broadcast through Roadtrip Nation media channels, education partnerships, and social media outlets to empower DREAMers everywhere to explore and connect with possible furture career pathways.

Total Investment: $515,000

Total Impact:
- 3 Undocumented Youth
- 70,000,000 million Household
- 7 million Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
CA
Lead Organization: San Antonio Education Partnership

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.saedpartnership.org/

Partners: City of San Antonio; Bexar County; Community-based organizations focused on college access
Commitment Name: STEM Initiative

Summary: The San Antonio Education Partnership commits $200,000 to focus on preparing students to pursue STEM postsecondary credentials that will lead to meaningful careers within STEM fields. The San Antonio Education Partnership annually provides college access and success services to more than 30,000 students; College and Career Exploration and Planning, including the emphasis on STEM, will be provided to 25 percent of the students served by the San Antonio Education Partnership.

Total Investment: $200,000

Timeframe: 6 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: Southwest Independent School District

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.swisd.net/

Partners: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX); CAMSolar; Interstate Battery; Gore Design Completions LTD; St. Philip's College-Manufacturing Technology; Southwest Research Institute; Society of American Military Engineers (SAME); Chakravarty; Napa Auto; Gonzalez Auto Parts; Bike World San Antonio; PITSCO Education
Commitment Name: STEM Initiative

Summary: Southwest Independent School District commits more than $1 million to preparing every one of its 13,700+ students for success through a newly created STEM curriculum that allows students to explore STEM college and career opportunities throughout their K-12 experience. The curriculum will allow students to learn about careers in STEM, the education needed to achieve their goals, gain hands-on experience in working environments, and provide job outlooks for the career of their choice.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 13,700 Students

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
TX
Lead Organization: SpaceHorizons

Location: Louisville, CO

URL: www.spacehorizons.org/

Partners: i.am.angel foundation; STEM Magazine—Wayne Carley; University of Denver—Matthew Gordon; Jet Propulsion Laboratory- William Frazier; Tech Camp LA—Madeline Salazar; Roosevelt High School—Tray Kol
Commitment Name: SpaceHorizons

Summary: SpaceHorizons commits over $200,000 to promote STEM education for Hispanic students in underserved communities by providing a bilingual guest speaker series and an after school space project where the students design, build, and launch a small space mission. The commitment is to encourage up to 400 Hispanic students to seek higher education and to provide them with scholarship opportunities throughout the 2015-16 school year.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 400 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
CO
Lead Organization: SpanishDict

Location: Arlington, VA

URL: www.spanishdict.com/
Commitment Name: En Camino a College: College Planning Toolkits

Summary: SpanishDict commits to creating online toolkits featuring useful college planning resources for Spanish-speaking parents and students. The toolkits will contain translations of the top terms used for the college preparation, college admissions, and financial aid process. Additionally, the toolkits can be used by non Spanish-speaking educators, counselors, and administrators to communicate with Spanish-speaking parents and students.

Total Investment: $3,500

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
VA
Lead Organization: Talento Bilingue de Houston

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.tbhcenter.org/

Partners: Houston Independent School District; Spring Independent School District; Cleveland Independent School District; Raul Yzaguirre School for Success; Bilingual Educational Services; Adelante Productions; National Hispanic Professional Organization Leadership Institute; American Latino Center for Research, Education & Justice; Houston Organization of Latino Artists
Commitment Name: Educarte

Summary: Talento Bilingue de Houston commits $1 million for "Educarte", a four prong didactic project supporting bilingual education by providing theatrical, motion picture, and/or musical programming. Impacting 300,000 students, "Educarte" will foster young people's creativity, interests and talents producing a pathway to STEM through STEAM.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 300,000 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- English Language Learners
TX
Lead Organization: TCCC-Raul Yzaguirre School for Success

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.tejanocenter.org/

Partners: Early Childhood Intervention; East End Chamber of Commerce; East Harris County Manufacturers Association; EMERGE; FACE Specialists — Charlas; Gathering of Eagles-Houston; Gulf Coast CSA — Early Head Start/Head Start; Hispanic Scholarship Fund; Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Houston Independent School District; National Hispanic Professional Organization; Naviance; NCLR; Neighborhood Centers Inc.; Office Depot; Port of Houston Region IV; SER for Jobs; Televisa Foundation; The Children's Learning Institute at UTHealth; Volunteer Houston; Walmart; Baylor University; Houston Baptist University; Houston Community College; University of Houston-Central; University of Houston-Downtown; University of Texas; Rice University; St. Thomas University; Texas A&M University Texas Southern University; Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation; East End Foundation; Houston Endowment; Walmart Foundation
Commitment Name: The PASA Initiative = Parent and Student Alliance

Summary: The Tejano Center for Community Concerns-Raul Yzaguirre School for Success commits $511,585 for their "Parent and Student Alliance Initiative". This PASA Initiative will aim to empower 10,909 students and 10,909 parents by providing valuable resources, trainings and camps in order to increase Hispanic high school graduation and college access.

Total Investment: $511,585

Total Impact:
- 10,909 Parents
- 10,909 Students

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
TX
Lead Organization: Televisa Foundation

Location: D.F., Mexico

URL: http://televisafoundation.org/stemarts.html

Partners: National Center for Women and IT (NCWIT); LA's Promise; Great Minds in STEM; Latinas in STEM; Tejano Center for Community Concerns Inc.; Biennial of the Americas Denver; Mexican Cultural Center in San Jose; Univision; Apple Inc.; Google; and Mexican Consulates in Boston, Chicago, San Jose, New York.
Commitment Name: STEM Opportunity for Latinas

Summary: Televisa Foundation, with its partners, commits to invest over $10 million in a national public awareness campaign to inspire Latino families to support girls in pursuing STEM related careers and in supporting after-school and summer STEM related programs for Latina girls. The 5 year campaign will be launched together with NCWIT (National Center for Women in Information Technology) and will be broadcast through Univision and multiple social media outlets, reaching millions of Latino families. The after-school and summer programs will take place in nine cities throughout the United States directly benefiting more than two hundred Latinas and their families.

Total Investment: $10 million

Total Impact:
- 200 Latinas; National Impact

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
Mexico
Lead Organization: The AVID Center

Location: San Diego, CA

URL: www.avid.org/

Partners: Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents; Parent Institute for Quality Education
Commitment Name: AVID Center Leading Efforts of Advancement via Individual Determination

Summary: AVID Center commits $22.5 million to expand its reach from 1 million students to 2 million students by 2020, preparing them for success in college. Seventy per cent of these students will be first generation college goers, and 50% of them will be Hispanic or Latino. Ninety per cent of these students will complete the requirements for four-year colleges and they will persist into their second year of college at a 90% rate. In addition, AVID Center will train over 50,000 educators annually, representing over 5,000 schools.

Total Investment: $22.5 million

Total Impact:
- 1 Million Students
- 50,000 Educators

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
CA
Lead Organization: The College Board

Location:

URL: https://www.collegeboard.org
Commitment Name: Access to AP Computer Science Principles

Summary: The College Board commits $200,000 over two years to fund teacher professional development and related supports in AP Computer Science Principles for 180 teachers which would increase the number of Latino students participating in AP Computer Science by 30%, and increase the number of schools that offer AP Computer Science by 260%.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 180 Teachers

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
 
Lead Organization: Toyota

Location: Washington, DC

URL: toyotafamilylearning.org/

Partners: National Center for Families Learning
Commitment Name: Toyota Family Learning

Summary: Toyota commits $4.5 million to expand the successful Toyota Family Learning initiative into five new communities. This investment will support the National Center for Families Learning in further developing the national model and movement that is Toyota Family Learning, and equip an additional 500 low-income Hispanic and other vulnerable families with innovative tools and educational opportunities, including family service learning projects, over a three-year period.

Total Investment: $4.5 million

Total Impact:
- 500 Families

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
DC
Lead Organization: Understood.Org

Location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.understood.org/

Partners: Benetech; CAST; Child Mind Institute; Common Sense Media; the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation; Eye to Eye; GreatSchools; Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA); National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD); New Profit; Oak Foundation; Parents Education Network (PEN); Poses Family Foundation; Reading Rockets (WETA); Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation; First Book, the Ad Council; Publicis; Starcom Mediavest Group; Edelman; and Propper Daley
Commitment Name: Learning and Attention Issues: Empowered Parents, Confident Kids

Summary: Understood.org is a free resource that empowers parents of children who struggle with learning and attention issues. Understood.org commits $1 million in new initiatives over the next two years to reach and deeply engage 1 million Hispanic parents, connecting them to personalized answers, expert advice, and parent communities to help them help their children thrive in school and in life.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 1 million Parents

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Students with Disabilities
- English Language Learners
NY
Lead Organization: University of Houston

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.uh.edu/
Commitment Name: UH-HCC Transfer Advising Partnership

Summary: The University of Houston commits $950,000 for their "University of Houston-Houston Community College Transfer Advising Partnership". Through this program, 10,900 students will be provided with team advising from Houston Community College and the University of Houston with programming aimed at supporting their academic success, readiness to transfer and smooth integration into the University of Houston community.

Total Investment: $950,000

Total Impact:
- 10,900 Students

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: University of Houston, Downtown

Location: Houston, TX

URL: https://www.uhd.edu/

Partners: Crockett Elementary Houston ISD; Braeburn Elementary Houston ISD
Commitment Name: Partnership to Prepare Bilingual Student Teachers with a Focus on STEM

Summary: The University of Houston-Downtown commits over $1.5 million for their "Partnership to Prepare Bilingual Student Teachers with a Focus on STEM" preparing 200 bilingual pre-service teachers to teach scientific investigation skills to elementary school children. This commitment will develop, recruit, and retain 40 quality STEM teachers per year. They will focus on content knowledge, mastery of content pedagogy, and student motivation theories in STEM subject and careers.

Total Investment: $1.5 million

Total Impact:
- 200 Pre-Service Teachers

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Acecss
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- English Language Learners
TX
Lead Organization: University of Incarnate Word

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.uiw.edu/
Commitment Name: Primeros

Summary: The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) commits over $400,000 to Primeros, a mentoring network to increase graduation rates for 360 first-generation and minority students over four years. The Primeros program will create "Circles of Success" in which students will be guided, advised, and mentored by trained faculty mentors, staff and administrator mentors, a professional advisor, a local community member, a student's family member, and student mentors.

Total Investment: $400,000

Total Impact:
- 360 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
TX
Lead Organization: University of Incarnate Word

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.uiw.edu/

Partners: San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Commitment Name: Latina Leadership Mentoring Initiative

Summary: The University of the Incarnate Word, in collaboration with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, commits over $300,000 on a Professional/Student Mentoring Program (Cardinal Latina Mentorship Program) focused on 50 Latina undergraduate students over the next three years. Their commitment is to mentor, develop, and increase the persistence and graduation rates of participating Latina undergraduate students by 20% in areas of critical concern for the community-STEM, health, education and business related fields of study.

Total Investment: $300,000

Total Impact:
- 50 Undergraduate Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
TX
Lead Organization: University of Nevada, Reno

Location: Reno, NV

URL: www.unr.edu/

Partners: University of Nevada, Reno Center for Student Cultural Diversity; University of Nevada, Reno College of Education; Raggio Research Center for STEM Education; DELTA Project; Washoe County School District; Nevada Department of Education English Language Learners; Dean's Future Scholars
Commitment Name: Commitment to Creating a Career Ladder Program for Bilingual Hispanic Paraprofessionals to Become Teachers

Summary: The University of Nevada, Reno has committed to secure $3 million, to increase the number of bilingual teachers by targeting and developing 25 paraprofessionals in a career-ladder program, in which they will earn an undergraduate degree to become a licensed teacher. They will begin the program within the next three years, and to develop and support 25 bilingual teachers who will impact over 700 students annually.

Total Investment: $3 million

Total Impact:
- 25 Paraprofessionals
- 2,100 Students

Focus Area:
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
NV
Lead Organization: University of Texas Austin

Location: Austin, TX

URL: www.utexas.edu/

Partners: Austin ISD's "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative; Department of Division and Community Engagement; Longhorn Campaign for Men of Color at UT Austin; AISD; Austin Community College; Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Tier One Research institutions in the states of California, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, and Texas; six research centers across the country in California, Wisconsin, Ohio
Commitment Name: Project MALES

Summary: Project MALES, an initiative of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin commits over $100,000 annually towards the expansion of Project MALES Student Mentoring Program, in partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD). This expansion of mentoring efforts will support the training of about 50 undergraduate students at UT-Austin to serve as mentors to 100+ young boys of color at three AISD high schools and two AISD middle schools in 2015-16 and beyond, mentoring that focuses on building the college-going culture of these students.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 100 Boys
- 50 Undergraduate Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
TX
Lead Organization: University of Texas San Antonio

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: utsa.edu/
Commitment Name: Academy for Teacher Excellence: Summer Bridging Institute

Summary: The Academy for Teacher Excellence, in the COEHD at the University of Texas San Antonio, commits over $500,000 focused on Professional Development and Outreach, "Grow-your-own" initiative. The commitment is to increase the number of Latino teachers in the critical teaching areas by 80 (40 students from local high schools and 40 from local community colleges) in the next five years.

Total Investment: $500,000

Total Impact:
- 80 Teachers

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
- Postsecondary Completion
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
TX
Lead Organization: Univision Communications, Inc.

Location: Miama, FL

URL: corporate.univision.com/

Partners: the National PTA; GreatSchools; LAUP; PIQE; LULAC; NCLR; Stand for Children; the National Center for Learning Disabilities; Vroom Research; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Commitment Name: Univision Contigo: Clave al Exito Phase II

Summary: Univision Contigo's mobile-optimized website, Clave al Éxito, empowers Hispanic parents and other family members to engage in their child's education from the earliest years, helping them become college-ready. Univision Communications, Inc. commits $7 million to the development and promotion of phase II, for at least the next five years, with the goal of engaging 200,000 parents within the first year.

Total Investment: $7 million

Total Impact:
- 200,000 Parents

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
FL
Lead Organization: US-Mexico Foundation

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.usmexicofound.org/

Partners: United We Dream; TheDream.US; Dream in Mexico; network of Mexican consulates in the US; Association of Mexican professionals
Commitment Name: 1000 Dreamers, 1000 Leaders

Summary: The US-Mexico Foundation's "1,000 DREAMers — 1,000 Leaders" commits $2.5 million to support 1,000 DREAMers in postsecondary education each year for five years by developing their leadership skills and employability through personalized, one-on-one mentorship, unique and innovative training on career development and job skills, as well as networking opportunities, in order to facilitate their assimilation into society and the workforce. This program will provide them not only with professional tools, but also a sense of identity and belonging, which will all lead to their economic and social empowerment.

Total Investment: $2.5 million

Total Impact:
- 1,000 DREAMers

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
D.C.
Lead Organization: W.R. Coile Middle School

Location: Athens, GA

URL: www.clarke.k12.ga.us/WRCoile.cfm

Partners: Pablo Duncan of University Of Georgia's Latino and Caribbean Studies Institute; Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful; Dr. Ruth Harman of University of Georgia's Language and Literacy and Education; Monarchs Across Georgia; Athena Bee Supply; the Foundation for Excellence in Public Education in Athens; aDr. Rosanna Rivero and Dr. Eric MacDonald with University of Georgia's College of Environment and Design
Commitment Name: Serves Creates a Pollinator Habitat

Summary: Coile Serves, along with their community and university partners, commits to work with 6th grade ESOL students and their families on the research, design, installation, and maintenance of a pollinator habitat of their middle school campus in Athens, Georgia. To celebrate this Commitment to Action, which focuses upon educational excellence for Hispanics through STEM and K12 education, they will establish an annual showcase of learning for families and the community that will take place each spring in the new pollinator garden.

Total Investment: $2,000

Total Impact:
- 20 ESOL Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- STEM
GA
Lead Organization: Florida International University

Location: Miami, FL

URL: www.fiu.edu/

Partners: Department of Mathematics and Statistics; Center for the Advancement of Teaching; FIU STEM Transformation Institute; FIU Online, University College; College of Arts and Sciences; Funding Partners: Transformational Planning Grant; Urban Serving Universities; Association of Public and Land Grant Universities; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Commitment Name: Mastery Math Miami (MP)

Summary: Florida International University (FIU) commits over $5.5 million to improve STEM preparation and retention of more than 7,000 Hispanic students each year by redefining the classroom experience for all lower division math courses across face-to-face, online and hybrid platforms. Over the next 3 years, FIU will hire, prepare and support 12 full-time permanent mathematics instructors and will build a 200 student computer lab dedicated to learning introductory mathematics and statistics.

Total Investment: $5.5 million

Total Impact:
- 21,000 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
FL
Lead Organization: Babson College

Location: Babson Park, MA

URL: www.babson.edu/

Partners: National Council of La Raza; 50 Eggs Films; TheDream.US; Breakaway; The Base
Commitment Name: Expansion of "Let Everyone Dream" Coalition

Summary: Galvanized by the documentary film Underwater Dreams (which depicts the unlikely and inspiring story of a group of under-resourced Hispanic high school students taking on an MIT team in an underwater robotics competition), the "Let Everyone Dream" coalition was launched to focus on inspiring under-represented students to succeed in STEM subjects with the inclusion of entrepreneurship and art (E-STEAM) as an accelerator for problem solving and creativity. The Coalition, announced by the White House earlier this spring, commits $1 million to reach underserved students and women.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 28,200 Individuals

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
MA
Lead Organization: Bakersfield City School District

Location: Bakersfield, CA

URL: bcsd.com/

Partners: Chevron Corporation; Project Lead the Way; Verizon
Commitment Name: Gateway to Technology

Summary: Bakersfield City School District commits over the next five years $2.5 million dollars, serving over 1500 minority junior high and middle students annually, demonstrating its commitment to break the cycle of poverty and raise student achievement by advancing our students' understanding of STEM. The district is committing to the implementation of a quality STEM based curriculum in all ten of the district's Junior High and Middle Schools, as well as commissioning a "pilot" STEM program in three (3) of their K — 5 Elementary schools.

Total Investment: $2.5 million

Total Impact:
- 7,500 Junior High and Middle School Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
CA
Lead Organization: Barrington 220 K-5 Stem Initiative

Location: Barrington, IL

URL: http://www.barrington220.org/Page/15781

Partners: Barrington 220 Educational Foundation
Commitment Name: Barrington 220 K-5 Stem Initiative

Summary: Barrington 220 Educational Foundation commits over $200,000 to pilot at Sunny Hill Elementary School, where 84 percent of students are Hispanic, their Barrington 220 K-5 STEM Initiative. The focus of their commitment is to introduce and implement a robust STEM curriculum to the already existing science portion of the school day for students in grades K-5. The goal will be to spark interest, understanding and excitement of STEM subjects and prepare students to excel in the more advanced middle and high school Project Lead the Way classes.

Total Investment: $230,000

Total Impact:
- 400 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women
- English Language Learners
IL
Lead Organization: Bernalillo County

Location: Albuquerque, NM

URL: http://www.bernco.gov/
Commitment Name: Bernalillo County "Roots and Wings" Parenting Education and Family-Shared Time Program

Summary: Bernalillo County commits $6,000 to plan, design, implement and assess their "Roots and Wings" Parenting Education and Family-Shared Time Program targeting Hispanic children and parents. Children flourish when parents are knowledgeable about child development, effective parenting and communication strategies; provide healthy nutrition, exercise and shared activities, and are actively engaged in their children's learning. This program focuses on developing these skills in an interactive manner.

Total Investment: $6,000

Total Impact:
- 4,614 Children

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
NM
Lead Organization: California State University, Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: www.calstatela.edu/

Partners: California State University Chancellor's Office STEM Collaboratives Grant (from the Helmsley Foundation); the National Science Foundation
Commitment Name: Cal State LA's Foundations for Engineering Student Success

Summary: Cal State LA's College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) commits $400,000 to improving student performance, graduation rates and reducing the achievement gap for Latino and African-American students through the expansion of their existing math boot camp program, STEP. To improve student performance, ECST has established a comprehensive first-year program, and pilot second-year program for students in their College.

Total Investment: $400,000

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
CA
Lead Organization: California State University, San Bernardino

Location: San Bernardino, CA

URL: https://www.csusb.edu/

Partners: University of California, Riverside; San Bernardino Valley Community College District (San Bernardino Valley & Crafton Hills); Riverside Community College District (Riverside Community, Norco, & Moreno Valley Colleges); Victor Valley College District; San Bernardino County Office of Education, County Superintendent of Schools; Districts with MOUs: Apple Valley, Chaffey Joint Union, Colton, Fontana, Hesperia, Morongo, Redlands, Rialto, Rim of the World, San Bernardino City & Lewis Center for Educational Research, Victor Valley Union High, & Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified; Riverside County Office of Education, County Superintendent of Schools; Districts with MOUs: Banning, Beaumont, Coachella Valley, Desert Sands, Jurupa, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, & Riverside Unified. Inland Empire Economic Partnership; Coachella Valley Economic Partnership
Commitment Name: Inland Empire Consortium for Education & Prosperity

Summary: California State University, San Bernardino, and their regional partners commit $5 million. They will work together and coordinate efforts via a collective impact model to transform the educational and economic conditions of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. They have taken on the responsibility for establishing a backbone organization for connecting the resources of higher education institutions, K-12 education, government, media, healthcare, labor, business, and community-based organizations to establish an effective P-20 continuum to promote academic success.

Total Investment: $5 million

Total Impact:
- 4 million Residents
- 1 million+ School-aged Children
- 200,000 Students in Higher Education

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
CA
Lead Organization: Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center

Location: Easton, MD

URL: chesmrc.org/

Partners: Talbot County Public Schools; Chesapeake College; Talbot Health Department; Boy Scouts of America; Girl Scouts of America; YMCA of the Chesapeake; Talbot County Parks and Recreation; Talbot County Head Start; Talbot County Early Head Start; Judy Center Partnership
Commitment Name: Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center

Summary: The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) commits $310,000 to provide comprehensive family support to all Hispanic families with children in Grades K-12 in the Mid-Shore region of Maryland. This support will focus on 1) timely enrollment of new students to the region and pre-K students, 2) coordination of out-of-school-time activities including afterschool, sports, and art programs, and 3) providing an information and referral program to parents to establish a clear path toward High School graduation and higher education.

Total Investment: $310,000

Total Impact:
- 1,500 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
MD
Lead Organization: Child Trends Hispanic Institute

Location: Bethesda, MD

URL: www.childtrends.org/hispanic-institute/
Commitment Name: Harnessing the Power of Data to Improve Outcomes for Latino Children and Youth in the U.S.

Summary: Child Trends Hispanic Institution commits $250,000 for a comprehensive, multi-prong approach to research and to disseminate relevant, actionable data on Latino children and education, including producing 1) a National Portrait of Latino Boys and Young Men, 2) research-based guidelines for educational service providers to effectively engage with and reach Latino families, and 3) Statistical Portrait of Latino Children's Early Math Skills. This Commitment includes strategic outreach to disseminate this research to audiences who impact the lives of Latino children.

Total Investment: $250,000

Total Impact:

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
MD
Lead Organization: Christian Brothers University

Location: Memphis, TN

URL: www.cbu.edu/

Partners: Latino Memphis
Commitment Name: Latino Student Success

Summary: Christian Brother's University commits $12.4 million for the Latino Student Success Program providing financial, academic, and social support to Hispanic students who are not eligible for federal and state student aid.

Total Investment: $12.4 million

Total Impact:
- 80 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
TN
Lead Organization: City of Greensboro

Location: Greensboro, NC

URL: www.greensboro-nc.gov/

Partners: Casa Azul; Latino Community Coalition; Faith Action
Commitment Name: Strategic Expansion of Library Services for Latino Population

Summary: The City of Greensboro (COG) Library system commits to providing services that address needs associated with employment/career development, computer literacy, and youth engagement. During the 2015-16 fiscal year, COG Libraries and partners will develop a strategic plan to enhance existing services in the aforementioned areas, with a specific focus on Latino populations.

Total Impact:
- 2,200 Participants

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
NC
Lead Organization: El Monte Promise Foundation

Location: El Monte, CA

URL: https://promisenow.org/

Partners: Utah Educational Savings Plan; First 5 LA; County of Los Angeles Public Library; City of South El Monte; LEARN; Citibank Foundation; It's a Habit; Opportunity to Assets; California Community Foundation; El Monte/ South El Monte Chamber of Commerce; Mountain View School District; El Monte City School District; Rio Hondo College; California State University, Los Angeles; University of California, Irvine; City of El Monte
Commitment Name: Scholar Savings Program

Summary: In March 2015, the El Monte Promise Foundation launched the Scholar Savings Program (SSP), the first comprehensive children's college savings account program of its kind in California that utilizes the 529-college savings platform to provide an avenue for families to becomes actively engaged in financing their children's pursuit of higher education. Through the Scholars Savings Program, El Monte Promise Foundation will provide an avenue for 16,000 students to engage in financing their college education resulting in their commitment of over $6 million of matching Scholar Dollars.

Total Investment: $6.56 million

Total Impact:
- 16,000 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
CA
Lead Organization: First Book

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.firstbook.org/

Partners: National Council of La Raza; LULAC; LULAC National Educational Service Centers; National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start; REFORMA-National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking; Abriendo Puertas; Flamboyán Foundation; International Literacy Association; APULEC-Asociación Puertorriqueña de Lectoescritura; ALAS-Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents; Univisión's Pequeños y Valiosos initiative; Too Small to Fail; Latino Magazine
Commitment Name: Kindergarten Readiness and Community Engagement that Inspires Love of Reading

Summary: First Book commits over $250,000 to increase access to books and educational resources, focused on preparing Hispanic children for Kindergarten and for reading at grade level. Their one year commitment will connect 10,000 new Latino serving educators to the First Book network and will support community engagement by providing access to culturally and linguistically relevant early learning books, with a total estimated retail value exceeding $750,000.

Total Investment: $750,000

Total Impact:
- 10,000 Educators

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
D.C.
Lead Organization: Florida International University

Location: Miami, FL

URL: www.fiu.edu/

Partners: Miami-Dade County Public Schools; The UTeach Institute; National Math and Science Initiative; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Commitment Name: Teach: STEM: Miami

Summary: Florida International University (FIU) commits $4.25 million to implementing Teach:STEM:Miami, an initiative that will produce highly effective diverse STEM teachers and successfully induct them into Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) . The vision is to establish FIU as the primary provider of STEM teachers for M-DCPS by providing FIU students with evidence-based instruction skills that especially engage underrepresented minorities in STEM, transforming South Florida into a STEM education innovation hub. At the same time, the commitment will serve as a national model for public partnership between an institution of higher education and a public school district.

Total Investment: $4.25 million

Total Impact:
- 60 Teachers
- 19,650 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
- LatinoTeacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Student Support Services
- English Language Learners
FL
Lead Organization: Florida International University

Location: Miami, FL

URL: www.fiu.edu/

Partners: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Commitment Name: Experience: STEM: Miami

Summary: Florida International University commits $1.5 million to implementing Experience:STEM:Miami as an institutional model for deploying evidence-based instruction that features experiential learning in STEM. These evidence-based practices will become a core institutional identity that will be leveraged in order to attract, prepare, and graduate diverse future STEM professionals from across the socio-economic spectrum. By establishing these practices as a core institutional identity, FIU will develop a sustainable culture for effective STEM education guarding against a return to traditional, unsubstantiated instructional practices.

Total Investment: $1.5 million

Total Impact:
- 11,000 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
FL
Lead Organization: Ford Motor Company Fund

URL: https://corporate.ford.com/company/community/ford-fund.html

Partners: U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI); League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and its local councils; the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI); ASPIRA local chapters; Dallas Independent School District (ISD); Chicago Public Schools (CPS); Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Commitment Name: Ford Driving Dreams Tour

Summary: Ford Motor Company Fund commits to expand its Ford Driving Dream Tour, providing motivation, access to resources and award scholarships to help Hispanic students achieve academic success through this signature program. As part of the program's expansion, the Ford Driving Dreams motivational tour will reach middle school students in the U.S. and Latin America (Panama). They will also substantiate the program's message around STEM by featuring an astronaut of Mexican-American descent to inspire students and get them excited about careers in the field of science.

Total Investment: $48,500

Total Impact:
- 5,000 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
 
Lead Organization: General Motors

Location: Arlington, TX

URL: www.gm.com/

Partners: Rymense Elementary K-5 (HIT Adopted School); Carter Junior High 6-8 (HIT Adopted School); Sam Houston High School (HIT Adopted School); University Of Texas @ Arlington (HIT preferred University); P-16 Educational Council
- Arlington Independent School District Administration; AT&T (HACEMOS); UNIVISION; General Motors; Great Minds In STEM; Texas Alliance Of Minority Engineers; United States Hispanic Leadership Institute; LNSEC; LULAC; INSPIRED (Higher Education Organization); SER; Hispanic Scholarship Fund; HACU
Commitment Name: Hispanic Initiative Team Arlington Texas

Summary: The Community STEM Council Arlington partners commits $100,000 and 100 volunteer hours to the implementation of Engineering and Technology programs to cultivate a Hispanic STEM pipeline. Their commitment is to mentor, educate and provide hands on experiences to students, parents and Arlington independent school faculty.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
TX
Lead Organization: Georgetown University's Center on Education and Workforce

Location: Washington, DC

URL: https://cew.georgetown.edu/
Commitment Name: Promoting Economic Success for Hispanics thorugh Postsecondary Education

Summary: The Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce commits $265,000 over the next 18 months to launch an initiative providing resources and tools in English and Spanish for counselors and educational advocates to engage families and students. These commitment tools will support minority students and families in academic planning and narrow the information gap on degrees and earnings.

Total Investment: $265,000

Total Impact:
- 40,000 People

Timeframe: 18 months

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Education
DC
Lead Organization: University of Arkansas

Location: Chicago, IL

URL: www.growyourownteachers.org/

Partners: Arizona public school districts, charter schools, and private schools; Arizona Department of Education (ADE); Teach for America; Teacher Retention Project; OneTeacher
Commitment Name: The Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO) Community Voices Project

Summary: The University of Arkansas commits $5,000 to developing The Grow Your Own Teachers Community Voices Project, a pilot research study utilizing testimonial methodology to uplift the voices of Grow Your Own Teachers and Teacher candidates through the writing and sharing of testimonies that feature the values, strengths, and capital of teachers, students, and communities of color in ways that advance social justice efforts in education. The project is designed to support up to 40 teachers in one year with the potential of impacting at least 200 students in Chicago Public Schools.

Total Investment: $5,000

Total Impact:
- 40 Educators
- 200 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
- STEM
IL
Lead Organization: Helios Education Foundation

Location: Phoenix, AZ

URL: www.helios.org/
Commitment Name: College Knowing and Going

Summary: Helios Education Foundation commits approximately $5.2 million in the College Knowing and Going project over four years to fund all juniors taking the ACT exam in 19 Arizona school districts, implementation of college access activities including application to a postsecondary institution, FAFSA completion, and a multi-year research survey.

Total Investment: $5.2 million

Total Impact:
- 128,00 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
AZ
Lead Organization: Hillsboro School District

Location: Hillsboro, OR

URL: www.hsd.k12.or.us/

Partners: Western Oregon University
Commitment Name: Growing Great Educators in Hillsboro School District

Summary: The Hillsboro School District commits $160,000 to preparing 50 students each year for the next four years by their "grow your own" models through IGNiTE (Inspiring Growth Now in Teacher Education) and a partnership with Western Oregon University called WOU Scholars, impacting 250 Hillsboro students.

Total Investment: $160,000

Total Impact:
- 200 Students

Timeframe: 4 years

Focus Area:
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
OR
Lead Organization: Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee

Location: Milwaukee, WI

URL: www.hpgm.org/

Partners: 50 Corporate Partners; 8 Universities and Colleges; Milwaukee Public Schools System
Commitment Name: College to Career: Preparing Hispanic Students for Success

Summary: Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee commits $100,000 annually to ongoing student programming focused on the academic retention and professional development of over 500 undergraduate students. Funding is gathered through corporate and university partnerships to cover student fees and costs for events, workshops, and scholarships.

Total Investment: $100,000

Total Impact:
- 500 Undergraduate Students

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
WI
Lead Organization: I Have a Dream Foundation

Location: New York, NY

URL: www.ihaveadreamfoundation.org/
Commitment Name: Dream Big Campaign

Summary: The "I Have A Dream" Foundation (IHDF) commits to expansion Campaign—the "Dream Big" Campaign—with a special focus on expanding educational opportunities and outcomes for the country's Hispanic students. With its "Dream Big" campaign, IHDF plans to allocate up to $50 million over five years in doubling its network from 16 to 32 local IHDF affiliates around the country. Doubling its network will allow the organization to serve more Hispanic students living in under-resourced communities and to ensure that those students have access to its long-term programming designed to promote personal empowerment, high school graduation, and postsecondary education. Furthermore, IHDF students who graduate from high school will receive guaranteed tuition assistance to pursue postsecondary education.

Total Investment: $50 million

Total Impact:
- 7,000 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
NY
Lead Organization: Jose M Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation

Location: Stockton, CA

URL: www.astrojh.com/

Partners: Jose M. Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation; Tierra Luna Engineering; JP Aerospace; Patriots Jet Team Foundation; San Joaquin County Office of Education; Stockton Unified School District; Tracy Unified School District; San Joaquin Delta College; University of the Pacific
Commitment Name: Touch Space

Summary: The Jose M. Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation and their Central Valley partners have committed $375,250 per year preparing more than 3000 5th -6th graders and their instructors to Touch Space using a systems engineering process. Their commitment will allow minority students and their instructors to launch their own "satellites" into space and participate in authentic research over the next three years.

Total Investment: $1,125,750

Total Impact:
- 3,000 5th-6th Grade Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
CA
Lead Organization: Moms Rising

Location: Bellevue, WA

URL: www.momsrising.org/

Partners: Children Now; Early Edge California; First Five Association; National Women's Law Center; Early Childhood Coalition; Alliance for Early Success; First Five Years Fund; Make It Work; Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Median (LATISM); Muy Latinas Spanish-blogging network; TNTweeters; NPR's Latino USA; California Legislative Women's Caucus
Commitment Name: The Power of Latina Mothers to Promote Early Learning Programs

Summary: MomsRising/MamásConPoder commits $250,000 per year for a three year bilingual initiative to engage Latina mothers as a grassroots force to advance quality and affordable early learning programs nationally and in their communities. They will provide leadership development opportunities for a core group of Latinas to speak to traditional media and organize local events, and will develop social media initiatives to provide education and resources to over 10 million Latinos.

Total Investment: $750,000

Total Impact:
- 10,000 People
- 10 million Online Readers

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
WA
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to K-12 Education and College Access: Academic Enrichment Programs

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $1.3 million to expanding the Escalera and CASA programs, two of NCLR's longest-running education programs with proven success in supporting students' academic and personal development. The Escalera program provides comprehensive tools for students to successfully navigate the transition between high school and college and/or the workplace. NCLR also commits to expand CASA, its signature service-learning program to reach additional schools and students.

Total Investment: $1.3 million

Total Impact:
- 40 schools

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to K-12 Education and College Access: Parent Engagement

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $800,000 to expand its signature bilingual parent engagement program, Padres Comprometidos (PC), to help Latino children in poverty increase their chances for academic success. The PC program empowers Latino parents with the skills they need to effectively engage with schools and play a leading role in preparing their children for college. Rather than training parents directly, NCLR builds the capacity of school staff to implement the program, bridging what can be a very wide gap between parents and school personnel.

Total Investment: $800,000

Total Impact:
- 5,000 parents

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to K-12 Education and College Access: Common Core State Standards

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $500,000 to expand its current work in raising awareness among Latino communities across the country, particularly Latino parents, of the importance of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Starting in the Fall of 2016, NCLR will expand its work to target a total of nine states (currently five), and to place greater emphasis on helping parents understand the assessments aligned with the CCSS.

Total Investment: $500,000

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to K-12 Education and College Access: Advanced Placement

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $200,000 to joining the College Board's All In Campaign to ensure that minority students, specifically Latinos, who qualify for Advanced Placement (AP) courses enroll in at least one AP class and receive the support they need to succeed.

Total Investment: $200,000

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to Early Education: Leadership Development

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $150,000 to expand its advocacy program for leaders of community-based organizations serving Latino children ages 0-8 through the National Institute for Latino Leaders in Early Childhood Education. NCLR commits to recruiting with a new cohort of Fellows that will be trained to conduct effective advocacy with policymakers in their states.

Total Investment: $150,000

Total Impact:
- 20,000 families

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to Early Education: Parent Engagement

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $150,000 to expand its work in parent engagement by providing training and technical assistance on its PreK Padres Comprometidos (PreK PC) program, which focuses on building the skills of Latino parents of children ages 0-5 to support their children's early learning. The program emphasizes Latino family cultural values as assets in the learning process and encourages parents to be active partners despite what they may see as barriers, including their own English fluency, socioeconomic status, and familiarity with the U.S. school system.

Total Investment: $150,000

Total Impact:
- 2,500 parents

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to Latino Teacher Recruitment

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $100,000 to expand its long-standing Leadership Institute for Latino Literacy (LILL), a training institute for Latino teachers and administrators working with Latino and English language learners. Most of the participants in the Institute are new teachers, teachers working with English learners for the first time, or administrators new to their roles. The focus of the Institute changes each year, but is always focused on providing support for teachers and administrators to offer rigorous instruction.

Total Investment: $100,000

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Society of Hispanic MBA's

Location: Irving, TX

URL: https://www.nshmba.org/
Commitment Name: Empowering Hispanics!

Summary: The National Society of Hispanic MBA's and academic partners commit to 1) increase the awareness of Hispanic high school and 2 year college students about post-secondary education opportunities in STEM, business, finance as well as vocational training and military; 2) increase Hispanic students in higher education and beyond; 3) provide practical applications in the STEM, business, and finance fields; 4) provide leadership and financial training; and 5) offer mentorship, internship, and networking opportunities.

Total Investment: $269,250

Total Impact:
- 630 High School and College Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
TX
Lead Organization: SABEResPODER

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: https://www.saberespoder.com/

Partners: Institute of Mexicans Abroad; Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Commitment Name: Spanish Language Outreach DACA Campaign

Summary: SABEResPODER commits $2 million to utilize its Multimedia (Video, print and mobile web) to distribute: 100,000 copies of the two-sided one pager for distribution at the Mexican and Salvadoran consulates. They will also produce a 1-minute video highlighting tuition assistance available to be played at all Mexican and Salvadoran consulates over the next two years. They will also develop a texting campaign that provides links to local resources and allows for "opting in" to receive further information. The texts will be sent to all 250,000 members of the SABEResPODER mobile network twice a year over two years. Over the course of the campaing, a total of 9,000,000 unique consulate visitors will be reached.

Total Investment: $2 million

Total Impact:
- 200,000 DACA Recipients
- 9 million Unique Consulate Visitors

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
CA
Lead Organization: Salt Lake Education Foundation

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

URL: www.saltlakeeducationfoundation.org/

Partners: Mayor Ralph Becker, Mayor of Salt Lake City; Kyle LaMalfa, Chair of Salt Lake City Council; Kristi Swett, Chair Salt Lake City School Board; Dr. McKell Withers, Superintendent of Schools; Dr. David Pershing, President, University of Utah; Dr. Deneece Huftalin, President, Salt Lake Community College; John Spears, Director, Salt Lake City Libraries; Lane Beattie, President, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce
Commitment Name: A Capital City Education—Cultivating a College, Career and Civic Ready Environment in Salt Lake City

Summary: A Capital City Education — Salt Lake City, commits $500,000 over the next ten years, along with leveraged partnership resources, to increase access to high quality early learning experiences, provide targeted learning interventions, and increasing high school completion and adult education opportunities for 9,000 Latino youth and their families in Salt Lake City, Utah through full service community schools located adjacent to neighborhood public schools.

Total Investment: $500,000

Total Impact:
- 9,000 Youth and their Families

Timeframe: 10 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
UT
Lead Organization: Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School

Location: Allentown, PA

URL: www.llacslv.com/

Partners: Lehigh Carbon Community College; Eastern University; DeSales University; Cedar Crest College; Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation; Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Networks; Da Vinci Science Center; Lehigh University
Commitment Name: EAGLE (Exceptional and Great Leaders and Scholars) Postsecondary Program

Summary: Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School (LLACS) commits approximately $1 million to expand from K-12 into a K-14 model over the next five years. LLACS will continue to build a "school-to-college pipeline" in which 100% of seniors will enroll in and graduate from a postsecondary program. The additional support our students need during their first 2 years of college is critical so expanding to include grades 13-14 would provide the scaffolding necessary for our first generation college students to succeed in postsecondary education, while also taking accredited college courses and developing the goals, skills and confidence needed to complete college while under LLACS guidance. This initiative will serve and assist in the transformation of approximately 600 young people over the next 5 years.

Total Investment: $1 million

Total Impact:
- 600 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
PA
Lead Organization: Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School

Location: Allentown, PA

URL: www.llacslv.com/

Partners: The Da Vinci Science Center; St. Luke's Hospital; Lehigh Valley Health Network; Lehigh University; Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC); Eastern University; DeSales University; Cedar Crest College; Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
Commitment Name: Lincoln L.A.B. (Learning Achieving Believing)

Summary: Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School's L.A.B (Learning Achieving Believing) Program, will expand thier K-8, 150-student, after-school S.T.E.A.M.-based model to during the school day to reach the 630, K-12 student population. Characterized by rigorous academics, hands-on experiential learning, highly engaging enrichment activities, and instruction by teachers with STEM expertise, L.A.B will expose their under-resourced and traditionally under-served Hispanic students to a full range of STEM STEAM experiences and advancement opportunities.

Total Impact:
- 630 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- STEM
PA
Lead Organization: Springfield City School District

Location: Springfield, OH

URL: www.spr.k12.oh.us/

Partners: Wright State University; Springfield Juvenile Court; Ohio Department of Education; Advocates for Basic Legal Equality- Able Law; Clark Latino Coalition; Rocking Horse Center; Wittenberg University; Promise Neighborhood; City Connects; Clark County Human Trafficking Coalition; Clark County Latino Health Initiative; Welcome Springfield
Commitment Name: Hispanic Outreach Program

Summary: Springfield City School District commits an investment of nearly $750,000 to provide services to the Hispanic community, including family outreach, academic support and educational programs. They commit to expanding their existing Hispanic Outreach program and providing services to the Hispanic community, in order for the students to have access to early learning education and improve their academic performance from K-12. In addition, they will continue expanding and providing internship opportunities and access to college for Deferred Action on Childhood Arrival (DACA) students.

Total Investment: $750,000

Total Impact:
- 400 Students

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
OH
Lead Organization: Student Voice

Location: New York, NY

URL: www.stuvoice.org/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Student Bill of Rights

Summary: Student Voice commits $200,000 to help find and prepare two schools in areas with a large Hispanic community to adopt the infrastructure provided by the Student Bill of Rights. This program will inform students of the context around each of the twelve rights, enable them to vote on what is most important so that they can use the available data to better advocate for themselves, and will certify schools as Student Voice schools, based on the measurable progress made on the top rights voted on by students. Once the schools have adopted the program, Student Voice will provide them with help and resources to best tackle the rights their students have identified as problem areas.

Total Investment: $200,000

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
NY
Lead Organization: Teach for America (TFA)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: https://www.teachforamerica.org/

Partners: Other TFA national initiatives (i.e. STEM, DACA)
Commitment Name: Latino Community and STEM

Summary: Teach For America is commits to ensuring that all students in this nation will have access to an equitable education. Realizing that the demographics of the U.S. are shifting with Latinos being the largest, youngest, and fastest growing population, TFA commits to ensuring that we reframe the narrative of Latino educational attainment and further expand educational opportunities for communities across the U.S. by enlisting an additional 2,400 Latino teachers to our teaching workforce over the next three years.

Total Investment: $104,500

Total Impact:
- 2,400 Teachers

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- STEM
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
D.C.
Lead Organization: University of California

Location: Oakland, CA

URL: http://calteach.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Partners: California K-12 Schools and Districts; California Community Colleges (CCC); California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC); the California State Retirement System (CalSTRS); the California State Legislature
Commitment Name: CalTeach: Improving STEM Teacher Preparation for CA K-12 Schools

Summary: The University of California (UC) commits to prepare highly qualified math and science teachers for California's schools. With this commitment, the number of math and science credentials earned will increase to nearly 1,700. The University of California Science and Math Teacher Initiative, or CalTeach, recruits UC undergraduates in math and science majors and prepares them for careers as science or math teachers. All nine of UC's undergraduate campuses invite students majoring in math and science to augment their studies with a sequence of CalTeach courses that introduce them to teaching while they complete their undergraduate degrees.

Total Impact:
- 1,700 STEM Teachers

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
- STEM
CA
Lead Organization: University of California, Riverside

Location: Riverside, CA

URL: www.ucr.edu/

Partners: None
Commitment Name: Minimizing Time-to-Degree with Innovative Student Advising

Summary: The University of California, Riverside (UCR) commits to developing student-success software, designed by UCR Computer Science Professor Chinya Ravishankar. Each time a student makes a change to their schedule the tool will use predictive analytics to automatically re-optimize students' four-year course schedules to minimize time to degree.

Total Investment: $550,000

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
CA
Lead Organization: University of La Verne

Location: La Verne, CA

URL: laverne.edu/
Commitment Name: Research Immersion: A Course-Based Alternative to Apprenticeship

Summary: The University of La Verne commits to developing 720 Hispanic STEM students for meaningful employment and graduate/professional school over the next five years, investing an expected $1M in course-based research immersion. Students will fully engage in the research process, developing hypotheses, creating experimental designs, executing experiments, interpreting results, and communicating findings. By placing research at the forefront of students' course of study, the University anticipates gains in STEM learning, improved graduation rates, improved employment rates, and increased acceptance rates to graduate and professional schools.

Total Investment: $1 million

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM
CA
Lead Organization: Vision to Learn

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: visiontolearn.org/

Partners: Los Angeles Unified School District; Montebello Unified School District; Pomona Unified School District; Azusa Unified School District; Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District; Downey Unified School District; Lynwood Unified School District; Hacienda—La Puente Unified School District; Baldwin Park Unified School District
Commitment Name: Providing Free School-Based Exams and Eyeglasses

Summary: In the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years Vision To Learn commits $900,000 to bringing free eye exams and glasses to children to over 9,000 Hispanic elementary school students in the San Gabriel Valley, Gateway Cities, and Eastern Los Angeles. Through this work, Vision To Learn addresses a lack of access to vision care and gets kids the glasses they need to succeed in school.

Total Investment: $900,000

Total Impact:
- 9,000 Elementary School Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
CA
Lead Organization: Youth Genesis Consulting, Inc.

Location: Houston, TX

URL: www.youthgenesisconsulting.com/

Partners: Talento Bilingue de Houston; University of Houston Downtown; National Professional Hispanic Organization; Houston Independent School District; Middle College High School; Communities in Schools Baytown; Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts; Padres con Poder; Photographer Art Ornelas
Commitment Name: Art Evolution Afterschool Program

Summary: Youth Genesis Consulting, Inc. commits $350,000 to support arts education and academic excellence. Through the "Art Evolution Afterschool Camp," 4,100 students will build art skills, increase their involvement and attendance in school, build self-confidence and creativity, helping prevent violence in school and help students forge positive relationships with peers and adult role-models.

Total Investment: $350,000

Total Impact:
- 4,100 Students

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
TX
Lead Organization: American Apparel

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: www.americanapparel.net

Partners: National Immigration Forum
Commitment Name: Citizenship Assistance on Worksite at American Apparel

Summary: American Apparel is proud to partner with New American Workforce, a project of the National Immigration Forum, to provide free citizenship assistance at the worksite to their employees and their families. Through this partnership, they have already offered citizenship services at Downtown LA and South Gate factory locations and English and Civics Classes at the Downtown LA location. They are commited to expanding this program to all six of their locations.

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
CA
Lead Organization: Austin Partners in Education

Location: Austin, TX

URL: http://www.austinpartners.org/

Partners: Austin Independent School District; Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Commitment Name: College Readiness Program

Summary: Austin Partners in Education's (APIE) College Readiness (CR) program commits to increasing the number of Austin ISD seniors who graduate "college-ready" as defined by Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards. About 80% of the 487 students APIE serves are Hispanic. By providing tools to pass college readiness assessments, APIE's CR program gives at-risk students a better chance at earning a college education and launching a successful career.

Total Investment:

Total Impact:
- 420 High School Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
TX
Lead Organization: Central Arizona College

Location: Coolidge, AZ

URL: www.centralaz.edu/

Partners: Arizona Department of Economic Security; Child Care Administration; 17 community colleges throughout Arizona; Arizona Early Childhood Development & Health Board -First Things First
Commitment Name: Central Arizona College Early Learning Teacher Recruitment Project

Summary: The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Department at Central Arizona College (CAC) commits to developing new strategies and scholarships to recruit and retain 15 Latina/o students into their education programs each year, and to providing educational pathways for Spanish or bilingual (English/ Spanish) speakers that lead to the completion of degrees, certificates, or credentials in the field of Early Childhood Education. Scholarships totaling approximately $15,000 will be provided during each year of the ongoing commitment.

Total Investment: $15,000 each year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- Latino Teacher Recruitment
AZ
Lead Organization: Evans Hotel

Location: San Diego, CA

URL: www.evanshotels.com/

Partners: National Immigration Forum
Commitment Name: English Language Classes and Civics Training

Summary: Evans Hotels commits to partnering with New American Workforce to provide free onsite English language classes and civics instruction to employees and their families in conjunction with their current program that supports employees wishing to become U.S. Citizens. The new program will begin in late 2015 and will provide onsite English classes and an American civics course at their three hotels in San Diego at no cost to qualifying employees.

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
CA
Lead Organization: Kentucky Latino Education Alliance

Location: Lexington, KY

URL: http://www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/en/Multiculturalism_and_Inclusion/KLEA.aspx

Partners: Eastern Kentucky University, Latino Student Success Center; Kentucky Dream Coalition; Northern Migrant Education Regional Center
Commitment Name: Expanding Accesso

Summary: The Kentucky Latino Education Alliance (KLEA) commits $366,000 to expand their ACCESSO Program, which builds upon current college coaching and leadership empowerment programs such as the Latino Multicultural College Fair (LMCF), "Aplícate" to College Campaigns, Latino Leadership and College Experience Camp (LLCEC), and KY LEAD Conference for College Student Success. KLEA will serve over 2,200 students focusing partnership efforts on improving student transitions from one educational level to the next thereby increasing overall college enrollment and completion rates.

Total Investment: $366,000

Total Impact:
- 2,200 Students

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
KY
Lead Organization: Latinas Think Big

Location: Nyack, NY

URL: http://www.latinasthinkbig.com/summit/

Partners: Google; Twitter; Nielsen; The Kapor Center for Social Impact; Latino Startup Alliance; Ciencia Puerto Rico; SOLE; Avion Ventures; Girls Who Code; Do It Yourself Girls; SourceRise
Commitment Name: Latinas Think Big Innovation Communities

Summary: Latinas Think Big commits to launch two entrepreneurial communities in San Francisco and in New York City to promote the career advancement and entrepreneurial success of 2,000 innovative Latinas, including women in STEM, over the next two years. To do this, they will leverage a robust online platform that further connects Latinas to education, career opportunities, business resources and influential networks -- an investment of over $200,000.

Total Investment: $200,000

Total Impact:
- 1,500 In-Person Participants
- 5,000 Digital Participants

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Girls and Young Women in STEM
NY
Lead Organization: Avance

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: http://www.avance.org/

Partners: Campaign for Grade Level Reading; Bezos Family Foundation; New Profit Inc.; City of San Juan (San Juan Library); City of Pharr; AVANCE, Inc.; Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (PSJA ISD); South Texas College; ARISE; Texas A & M University Colonias Program; Workforce Solutions; City of Alamo (Chamber of Commerce)
Commitment Name: Pathways to Alliances for Community Engagement Services

Summary: AVANCE and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District commits $2.5 million to develop a collective impact model that will pilot multiple pathways for community engagement in Texas including: 1) utilizing school closures as opportunities to revitalize neighborhoods by transforming former elementary school buildings into repurposed community centers; and 2) effectively integrating more holistic programs into existing school campuses by leveraging shared resources. These centers will provide two-generation programs for parents and children (including unique services for fathers), nutrition and health services, classes in citizenship and computer literacy, skills-based professional training programs, adult education, and more to 5,000 parents annually.

Total Investment: $2.5 million

Total Impact:
- 5,000 parents annually

Timeframe: 3 years
-
- Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
TX
Lead Organization: Santa Clara County Office of Education

Location: San Jose, CA

URL: www.sccoe.org/

Partners: Valdes Math Foundation; Hispanic Foundation of the Silicon Valley; CAD software and 3D printers; TeenForce; Local charter school, Bullis; Oak Grove School District; Sobrato Organization; ASAPConnect
Commitment Name: Santa Clara Countywide Continuum of Support for Latino Students and Families

Summary: The Santa Clara County Office of Education commits more than $530,000 and additional in-kind staff time and advocacy for seven specific initiatives throughout the county to serve our students, schools, districts, parents, and community for the next two school years with the potential to reach many of our more-than-100,000 Latino students. Our commitment provides increased opportunities for language acquisition to English learners, high quality STEAM opportunities, a one-stop shop for families to access college attendance information, and the creation of a teacher pipeline that allows students to see themselves as the adult who serves them.

Total Investment: $531,150

Total Impact:
- 108,245 Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM
- Latino Teacher Recruitment

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
- English Language Learners
CA
Lead Organization: LAUP—Los Angeles Universal Preschool

Location: Los Angeles, CA

URL: laup.net/

Partners: California Library Association; California State Library; Families in Schools; First Book Candace Radoski Manager; Los Angeles Public Library; Lakeshore Learning; Unite For Literacy; Univision; WIC-LA
Commitment Name: Take, Time. Talk!

Summary: Los Angeles Univeral Preschool (LAUP) and their partners commit to distribute the bi-lingual (English/Spanish) "Take, Time. Talk!" content to an estimated 100,000 parents and caregivers. LAUP will also conduct direct intervention trainings in Spanish of "Take, Time. Talk!" with parents and caregivers at two LA County libraries during the Lunch-at-the-Library program. This pilot intervention, estimated to directly train approximately 250 parents, will be evaluated by LAUP researchers for impact and outcomes in order to scale the trainings at additional libraries with high Hispanic/Spanish-speaking populations in LA County, California and throughout the country next year.

Total Investment: $1.5 million

Total Impact:
- 100,250 Parents and Caregivers

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
CA
Lead Organization: The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc.

Location: New York, NY

URL: chcfinc.org

Partners: Citi Community Development
Commitment Name: Unleashing the Economic Power of Family Childcare Providers

Summary: Citi Community Development commits $50,000 for one year to The Committee for Hispanic Children & Families, Inc. to launch a bilingual, comprehensive online Clearinghouse for New York Family Child Care providers. There are roughly 7,800 registered Family Child Care businesses in NYC alone, with the capacity to serve 100,000 children. The Clearinghouse will provide reliable resources and guidance on regulatory compliance, small business administration and financial matters that will address family child care providers' needs in becoming viable and sustainable community businesses.

Total Investment: $50,000

Total Impact:
- 100,000 Children

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
NY
Lead Organization: Southwest Airlines

Location: Dallas, TX

URL: http://www.blogsouthwest.com/lanzate/

Partners: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Commitment Name: Lanzate: Take Off!

Summary: Over the next three years, Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities commits $202,400 to expand their ¡Lánzate!/Take off! Higher Education Travel Award Program. Through this national education initiative, they will award roundtrip airline tickets to undergraduate and graduate students across the country who travel away from home to pursue a higher education. They will commit to awarding up to 75 students annually until 2019 when they will increase awards to 100 students.

Total Investment: $202,400

Total Impact:
- 125 Students

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion
TX
Lead Organization: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, PA

URL: www.upenn.edu/
Commitment Name: Responsibilty Disaggregating Data on Latinas/os in Educational Research

Summary: The Center for the Study of Race and Equity at the University of Pennsylvania commits to responsibly disaggregating national datasets and other data sources by sex, ethnic group, language, and immigration and socioeconomic status. The Center is committed to rigorous research and consulting projects that improve equity in P-12 schools, colleges and universities, and social contexts that influence educational outcomes. Moving forward they will present disaggregated data in their publications involving Latinas/os.

Total Investment: $10 million

Timeframe: 3 years
PA
Lead Organization: University of California, Davis

Location: Davis, CA

URL: ucdavis.edu/

Partners: Ag-Wise Enterprises, Ed Kuykendall, Bakersfield, California; Central Valley Consortium for Higher Education, Barbara Hiocco, Executive Director; Center for Land-Based Learning, Mary Kimball, Executive Direc; Expect More Tehama- Kate Grisham, Director, Paskenta Tribe Foundation; Fresno Regional Foundation (Building K-12 Latino student literacy), Sandra Flores, Senior Program Director; Nichols Farm, Chuck and Susie Nichols, Visalia, California; Reach Higher Shasta- Tom Armelino, Shasta County Superintendent of Schools; Shasta Tehama Trinity Joint Community College District, Dr. Joseph Wyse, President; Sun Pacific Farms, Zack Stuller, Farm Manager; Sunview Vineyards, Dan Gallegos, Director of Human Resources; The McConnell Foundation—Kelly Salter, Program Officer; US Department of Education (Student Special Services Grant); West Hills Community College District, Dr. Carole Goldsmith, President
Commitment Name: Support Services for Latino Student Success

Summary: The University of California, Davis commits $2.2 million in support services for Latino student success. In addition to receiving direct academic-enrichment and support, program participants honed skills in aligning the educational pathway with career interest and focus; developed professional contacts and experience through service-learning and internship programs; and advanced their understanding of the value and process of admission to professional or graduate school. This commitment begins as a new program and will be evaluated over the next five years through a rigorously designed formative and summative evaluation plan that provides both quantitative and qualitative measures for evaluating program success.

Total Investment: $2.2 million

Timeframe: 5 years

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
CA
Lead Organization: The University of Texas at El Paso

Location: El Paso, TX

URL: www.utep.edu/

Partners: El Paso Independent School District; Ysleta Independent School District; Socorro Independent School District; Clint Independent School District; Canutillo Independent School District; Anthony Independent School District; El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence; El Paso Community College
Commitment Name: Talent at Every Zip Code

Summary: The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) commits to working with El Paso Community College and the 12 school districts in the El Paso region (TEA Region 19) which enroll more than 180,000 PK-12 students, to advance the goal of increasing college enrollment in the Paso del Norte region in specific and impactful ways. A greater and more strategic presence on PK-12 campuses and an innovative approach to admissions, financial literacy and new student orientation, will be the foundation of their commitment to serve the students of their region.

Total Impact:
- 180,000 PreK-12th Grade Students

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Parent and Family Engagement
TX
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to Postsecondary Completion

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $200,000 to help Hispanic students earn their first college degree at 2 or 4 year postsecondary institutions or receive training to increase their skills. NCLR will accomplish this by expanding its Lideres Avanzando program, which focuses on ensuring that Latino high school graduates enroll and complete college. In the fall of 2015, NCLR commits to developing new components of the program including formal partnerships with institutions of higher education to define the appropriate supports for Latino students as well as with corporate and private employers to provide meaningful fellowship opportunities in workplace settings to college juniors and seniors.

Total Investment: $200,000

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
- Young Girls and Women
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to STEM Education

Summary: National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $600,000 to increasing the number of Hispanic students enrolled in STEM courses, from preschool through postsecondary, and the number of students graduating from college with STEM degrees. NCLR will accomplish this by expanding its current work with students and their parents. NCLR will expand the CHISPA afterschool program which works to raise the awareness of STEM of early elementary students, expand the reach of its Escalera STEM program, expand its Math at Home program, and conduct a STEM Summit.

Total Investment: $600,000

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
D.C.
Lead Organization: National Council of La Raza

Location: Washington, D.C.

URL: www.nclr.org/

Partners: NCLR will partner with a number of Affiliated community-based organizations and charter schools to implement this work.
Commitment Name: Commitment to Young Men and Women of Color

Summary: The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) commits $200,000 to expand its work in projects geared specifically to explore the societal factors that impact the academic and personal development of young Latinos and Latinas. The Men of Action project will focus on supporting young Latino men engaged in academic programs at NCLR Affiliate organizations. NCLR will expand this work to identify gaps in the existing research and develop a program designed to reach young men in at least 10 NCLR affiliates across the country. Entre Mujeres is the counterpart of Men of Action and will focus on defining the supports that young Latinas need in order to overcome the challenges they to be successful in school, the workplace, and at home.

Total Investment: $200,000

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Acess
- Postsecondary Completion
- STEM

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Hispanic Boys and Young Men
D.C.
Lead Organization: Univision Communications, Inc.

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: corporate.univision.com/

Partners: Education Service Center, Region 20; Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA); San Antonio College; ¡PRESENTE!; Partners for Educational Engagement; Better Health; Alamo Colleges — Community Education; Bexar BiblioTech Digital Library; Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center; City of San Antonio MetroHealth — WIC; Good Careers Academy/Goodwill Industries; JOVEN; LULAC National Educational Service; Madonna Neighborhood Centers; Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together Foundation; National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund(NALEO); NEISD Lead Family Specialists; Northside ISD — Title I Family Literacy Program; Our Lady of the Lake University; Pre-K 4 SA; Sam Houston University; Salvador Favela; Texas State Technical College; Concordia University; Texas A&M University- College Station; TROY University; University of the Incarnate Word — Nursing School; University of Texas-Arlington; University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; Bexar County School Districts: Alamo Heights ISD, East Central ISD
- Edgewood ISD, Ft. Sam Houston ISD, Harlandale ISD, Judson ISD, Lackland ISD, North East ISD, Northside ISD, Randolph Field ISD, San Antonio ISD, Somerset ISD, South San Antonio ISD, South Side ISD, Southwest ISD
Commitment Name: Univision Contigo: Feria de Educacion San Antonio

Summary: UnivisionContigo commits to increasing the reach of their annual event to include 12 additional Parent sessions including teacher training—totaling 32 sessions; information and workshops on adult educational opportunities; STEM-focused professional development for local teachers on how to incorporate Legos in their daily lessons to build the analytical and problem solving skills of their student; a STEM-focused workshop for parents on their use of Legos in home play to spark interest in STEM and build essential skills in their children; STEM-focused exhibits and activities; new Parent Academy activities showcasing comprehensive videos and tools for parents to engage in their child's education; grade-specific book recommendations; and a tool to track their child's reading activity and share it with teachers; Clave al Éxito will showecase a first-of-its-kind Digital Destination for Parental Engagement in Education; a new and innovative Reading Garden that will feature on-air talent reading to children in English and Spanish. Every child will receive a book from First Book, showcasing Pequeños y Valiosos Campaign; and an increased number of colleges and Universities added to the exhibit booth area.

Total Investment: $10,000

Total Impact:
- 2,500 Parents
TX
Lead Organization: United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

URL: www.unitedway.org/
Commitment Name: United Way Commitment to Early Education

Summary: United Way of Metropolitan Chicago commits $3.3 million investment in early education as part of its FY 2016-2017 grant cycle, with 40% of those resources going to schools, center and neighborhoods serving Hispanic families. The early learning resources are part of a portfolio of investments which support work in education, income, health and basic needs as part of United Way's community impact plan for the greater Chicago region.

Total Investment: $3,300,000

Focus Area:
- Early Education

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
IL
Lead Organization: Pearson

Location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.pearson.com/

Partners: Houston Independent School District; Coachella Valley Unified School District
Commitment Name: Literacy for Life

Summary: As part of its strong commitment to accelerated reading growth and language acquisition for Hispanic students nationwide, Pearson has invested more than $20 million in the development of iLIt and iLit ELL--the version of the program targeted specifically toward English Language Learners; and the company will continue to invest more than $2 million per year in implementing and improving iLit. The program already impacts 50,000 students each year--about 50% of whom are Hispanic--and the company's goal is to reach more than 200,000 additional students over the next two years.

Total Investment:
- $4 million
-
- Total Impact:
- 200,000 Students

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- K-12 and College Access

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- English Language Learners
NY
Lead Organization: University of California, Merced

Location: Merced, CA

URL: www.ucmerced.edu/

Partners: Center for Educational Partnership, University of California; Merced High School; Merced City High School District
Commitment Name: Gateway Scholars Program

Summary: The University of California, Merced over $750,000 through foundation support to the Gateway Scholars Program designed to significantly increasing the number of first generation, low-income, under-represented students around college readiness, matriculation, retention and timely degree completion with focus on early intervention strategies, scholarship support, and retention efforts. Partnering with a local high school that currently serves 55% Chicano/Latino students, and the university, that currently has over 40% of its undergraduate students identifying as Latino, over the next four years, the program will serve a minimum of 140 youth in a combined high school and university effort to expand equity and access to degree attainment.

Total Investment: $750,000

Total Impact:
- 140 Youth

Timeframe: 2 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- K-12 and College Access
- Postsecondary Completion
CA
Lead Organization: University of California

Location: Oakland, CA

URL: http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/q-and-a/transfer-pathways/index.html

Partners: Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT)
Commitment Name: University of California Transfer Pathways

Summary: The University of California (UC) commits to a new initiative, Transfer Pathways, providing an academic roadmap for California community college students who plan to apply to transfer to a UC campus. The pathways will help meet UC's goal of enrolling at least one new transfer student for every two new freshmen, a commitment for a 2:1 ratio.

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
CA
Lead Organization: Footsteps2Brilliance

Location: Washington, DC

URL: www.footsteps2brilliance.com/

Partners: The Center for College and Career Readiness (CCCR); American Association for School Administrators (AASA); The Annenberg Foundation; The McCormick Foundation; Office Depot, Inc.
Commitment Name: The National Partnership for Early Childhood Literacy

Summary: The National Partnership for Early Childhood Literacy commits up to $20 million over the next 5 years to increase the number of Hispanic children who become proficient readers by third grade. They will use the Footsteps2Brilliance Early Learning Mobile Technology Platform to create citywide literacy initiatives that will provide over 1 million parents, teachers, and pre-K through 3rd grade students with literacy resources and services in English and Spanish.

Total Investment: $20 million

Total Impact:
- 1 million Parents, Teachers and Students

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning
- Postsecondary Completion

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
DC
Lead Organization: Springboard Collaborative

Location: Philadelphia, PA

URL: www.springboardcollaborative.org/

Partners: Oakland Unified School District; Education For Change Charter Schools; GreenLight Fund Bay Area; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; Rogers Family Foundation; Reading Partners; Exponent Partners; Better World Books; iFoster
Commitment Name: Empowering Hispanic Parents to Raise Leaders

Summary: Springboard Collaborative closes the reading achievement gap by coaching teachers, training family members, and incentivizing learning so that their scholars have the prequisite skills to access life opportunities. Springboard enrolls PreK‐3rd grade students in low-income communities and commit to doubling the number of Hispanic families they serve nationally in a single year. By training parents and teachers to collaborate, Springboard puts children on a path that closes the reading achievement gap by 4th grade.

Total Investment: $5 million

Timeframe: 1 year

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Parent and Family Engagement
PA
Lead Organization: Southwest Independent School District

Location: San Antonio, TX

URL: www.swisd.net/
Commitment Name: My Diploma

Summary: Southwest Independent School District (SWISD) commits to expanding its My Diploma Program. Moving from My Diploma I to My Diploma II will begin to address the most at-risk students with targeted support. My Diploma II will be part of the Response to Intervention Initiative and these students will experience even more strengthened intervention as well as monitored progress.

Timeframe: 3 years

Focus Area:
- Early Learning

Cross-Cutting Priorities:
- Student Support Services
TX


   
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