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In this historic moment of workforce reckoning, HBCU First's mission of advancing the economic participation and well-being of America's Black is more vital than ever.
We need your support to continue helping Black youth gain in-demand, college-to-career skills.

As the nation’s leading HBCU internship and mentoring academy, we empower elite HBCU students — from over 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) — with in-demand, college-to-career skills.

80% of our students gain internships & jobs within 6 months of completing our academy.

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Key HBCU First Facts

• 1000+ program graduates
• $700,000+ has been paid directly to students
• 400 student development sessions produced & hosted per year
• 500+ diverse corporate executives have spoken at our sessions

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HBCU First Inc. is a nonprofit corporation and a section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN: 84-3831738). 100% of your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent otherwise allowed by law.

HBCU First is a student-led community advancing the economic participation and well-being of America’s Black youth.

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