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In this historic moment of an American work revolution, HBCU First's mission of advancing the overall wellbeing and economic participation of America's Black youth is more vital than ever.
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

• 1,000+ grads from 70+ HBCUs, 40 states, and 15 countries
• $700,000+ has been paid directly to students
• 600+ industry leaders have spoken at our sessions
• 200 student development sessions produced per year

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