Líderes Avanzando through college

About the program

Líderes Avanzando supports first-generation Latino students in their first and second years of college. The program helps students understand the higher education system and graduate with a college degree within a reasonable timeframe, less than six years.

Through team-building activities, monthly workshops, and events, students:

  • Receive support services relevant to their experiences.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to better navigate the college-going experience.
  • Foster resilience and identify new opportunities.
  • Have a stronger chance of finishing college.

Lideres Avanzando - NCLR

Workshops are structured around discussion and group learning, covering important skills and offering advice related to college life, including:

  • Building relationships.
  • Mental health awareness.
  • Studying skills.
  • Time management.
  • Financial awareness.

After completing each semester in the program, students become eligible for a stipend to be used toward their education expenses.