Hispanic Federation and The City University of New York are partnering with Latino community-based agencies, the New York State Department of Education, public policy stakeholders, and business leaders to launch the CREAR Futuros project to bring increased attention and resources to improving educational achievement and economic opportunity for Latinos. CREAR Futuros, which means “To Create Futures” in Spanish, is focused specifically on actions that support college access, retention and graduation rates for Latino students in New York City.
The CREAR (College Readiness, Achievement and Retention) Futuros lens is focused specifically on actions that support college access, retention and graduation rates for Latino students in New York.
CREAR Futuros at City Tech
At City Tech, this partnership is seeking to provide support and special opportunities to incoming freshman and/or transfer students as they progress through the major. This unique opportunity will provide special services and invitation to exciting events that only CREAR Futuros mentees are eligible for:
- One-on-one mentorship
- Special workshops
- Academic Advisement
- Exclusive Hispanic Federation and partner events
- Exciting field trip opportunities
- Campus and networking events
City Tech CREAR Futuros mentees will also receive exclusive alerts about:
- Select scholarship opportunities
- Job and internship opportunities
- Financial resources
During this initial year at City Tech, CREAR Futuros is seeking to admit a select number of mentees into the program and for which space is limited. All CREAR Futuros mentees must commit to participate in one-on-one mentorship, weekly contact, workshops, and attend special events. We invite you to meet with our CREAR Futuros Mentors to learn more about our program and how you can take advantage of this opportunity. To schedule a meeting with one of our CREAR Futuros Mentors send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.