SXSW EDU 2023

Improving College Outcomes for Latinx Students

Description:

For more than a decade, Hispanic Federation’s CREAR Futuros (College Readiness, Achievement and Retention) program has helping increase college access, retention, and graduation rates for LatinX students. This panel takes a deep dive into CREAR, sharing important insights into how the peer-mentoring program has improved career outcomes for more than 8,000 students. We’ll introduce you to an educator and an employer helping make these solid gains a reality.


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Takeaways

  1. How has CREAR Futuros has upped the graduation rate 50% among its participants
  2. Best practices that can be used by other programs
  3. How you can eliminate similar barriers in other underrepresented communities

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Organizer

Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief, WorkingNation


Meta Information:

  • Tags: diversity & inclusion, career
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Equity & Justice
  • Session Focus Area Higher Education
  • Level: Deep Understanding


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