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In this historic moment of racial reckoning, HBCU First's mission of increasing college and career success for Black youth is more vital than ever.
We need your support to continue helping Black youth navigate the college-to-career journey and bridge the gap between learning and doing.

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Key HBCU First Facts

• 70+ partner HBCUs
• 900 program graduates
• 200+ career events produced & hosted
• 67% of gross receipts are paid directly to students in cash

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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 helping Black youth navigate the college-to-career journey.

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