HBCU Leadership Incubator™
Through our 12-week leadership development program, each HBCU student “Lead” develops & manages an HBCU First program and team.
HBCU Near-Peer Mentoring Program™
HBCU student “Near-Peer Mentors” help first-year schoolmates adapt to Black college life and develop a playbook for college-to-career success.
HBCU student “Peer Researchers” conduct career-related, primary research to better understand the socio-academic drivers of America’s Black youth.
HBCU Exploratory Program™
“HBCU Student Advocates” lead choice-focused talks & workshops helping college-bound Black youth navigate the high-school-to-college journey.
HBCU YSE STEM™
Experiential learning program for Black K-12 students. Its charge is to foster a social entrepreneur mindset through STEM skill mastery.
Through our 10-week internship program, talented HBCU producers hone their skills and gain backdoor access to commercial music projects.
HBCU First's mission is to increase college success + career access for Black youth.