HBCU Exploratory Framework™ Research shows persistent socioeconomic inequality
is putting America's future at risk. Our nation's outdated approach to preparing students for success is both an outcome, and driver of this national crisis.We believe America's youth are entitled to
a more holistic approach to college & career readiness. So in 2019, HBCU First developed the HBCU Exploratory Framework™.What is the HBCU Exploratory Framework™?
The HBCU Exploratory Framework™ is a college success + career access model for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
. The framework leverages the lived experience of Black executives to help Black youth navigate the college-to-career journey and bridge the gap between learning and doing.The key dimensions of the HBCU Exploratory Framework™
are the HBCU Leadership Incubator™, HBCU Near-Peer Mentoring Program, and HBCU Equity™.