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Cultivating Excelencia


Sep 30, 2020

The Example of Excelencia at the Community-Based Organization Level is the Latino Achievers Program through the YMCA of Middle Tennessee. Dra. Michelle Espino Lira talks with program director, Nichole Davari about the long-standing program that supports Latino, first-generation, and immigrant youth in Nashville public schools.

Latino Achievers has three goals:

  1. Increase high school graduation
  2. Increase college applications, and 
  3. Impact overall Latinx college enrollment

To learn more about the Latino Achievers Program, go to www.ymcamidtn.org/programs/latino-achievers.

To learn more about the programs that accelerate Latino student success, please go to www.edexcelencia.org!