Morning: Financing Your Education
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates and to ensure that our network of member institutions is a respected model of best practice in moving students to and through college.
Noon: HBCU Alumni Panel
Local HBCU graduates will share their experiences and answer questions.
Afternoon: Leadership Opportunities
New England Regional Office
The INROADS mission is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS is an international organization with over 28 offices serving nearly 2,000 Interns at over 200 companies. There are three keys to success for INROADS students: Selection, Education & Training, and Performance. For over four decades, INROADS has helped businesses gain greater access to diverse talent through continuous leadership development of outstanding ethnically diverse students and placement of those students in internships at many of North America’s top corporations, firms and organizations.
The Legacy Foundation of Hartford
The Legacy Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit charitable organization, is a venture philanthropy focused on addressing disparities in health and education with a specific emphasis on the most challenged demographic areas of Hartford, Connecticut. They focus their energies on creating opportunities. Talent is Universal, Opportunities are Not! The Legacy Foundation of Hartford develops and executes ‘owned’ programs that primarily create opportunities to help advance the education pursuits of youth and encourage a proactive approach to health responsibility. Additionally, they invest in and partner with organizations to expand their reach in fulfilling our mission.