About HBCU FirstWe believe Black youth are key to furthering our nation's prosperity.
So in 2019, HBCU First
did two things to support our future leaders:
(1) we built an online resource center for college-bound Black youth
(2) we developed the nation's only national HBCU Exploratory ProgramOur mission is to help underrepresented youth lead America forward — economically and socially.
promises students of color, and those who support them, a greater sense of purpose and a better view of how they fit into the world.Our name "HBCU First" was born from our belief that HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) should be the first choice of college-bound Black youth.
was established in 2019 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our values & principles — Collaboration, Agility, Service, and Accuracy (CASA) — guide how we approach our work and partnerships.