Scholars Latino Initiative

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The Scholars Latino Initiative (SLI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create college opportunities for first-generation Latino/x high school students in Harrisonburg, Richmond, and Winchester, Virginia. SLI offers computer and college scholarship awards and, in collaboration with university faculty and high school teachers, opportunities for rigorous academic challenge, leadership development, and supportive mentorships.


First in Virginia in 2008 at George Wythe and Huguenot High Schools in Richmond, 2012 at Harrisonburg High School, and 2013 at John Handley High School in Winchester, SLI scholars have participated in college-level writing and analysis seminars taught by university faculty members, leadership and service activities with community partners, and leadership retreats held at area colleges and universities….READ MORE.