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In this pivotal moment of change, HBCU First's mission of advancing the wellbeing and economic participation of America's Black youth is vital.
We need your support to continue empowering elite students — from 70+ Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) — with in-demand, college-to-career skills.

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Key HBCU First Facts

• 1000+ academy graduates from 40 states and 15 countries
• $800,000+ in cash stipends paid directly to students
• 600+ executives from best-in-class companies have spoken at our sessions
• 400+ student development sessions produced & hosted
• 70+ partner colleges and universities are in our network
• published most viewed map of HBCUs in the world

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