ABOUT US

We are dedicated to supporting Hispanic students and families to and through college!

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About

ABOUT US

The Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC) is a nonprofit organization that provides academic and career support programs and services in order to enable more Hispanic students to graduate from college and achieve career success. The Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC), a tax-exempt 501(c)(3), was created in 2018 by a group of Hispanic leaders in Southeast Michigan. Their goal was to create a high-level plan to improve the economic strength of the Hispanic community. Group consensus supported MiHC’s focus on improving Hispanic high school and college graduation rates in Detroit and overtime expand efforts across the United States.

Statistics show that nationally, only 67.1% of Hispanics finish high school and only 15.7% graduate from college with 4-year degrees. In Detroit, the rates are 30.3% and 6.1% respectively. MiHC launched La Próxima Generación (Próx Gen), a program focused on supporting the Hispanic youth as they navigate from high school to college, and onto careers. The MiHC team works to raise awareness, build capacity to weave a coordinated eco-system, formalize partnerships, collaborate and leverage existing efforts, and create culturally relevant solutions and program interventions that support Hispanic student persistence rates.

OUR HISTORY

Over the last 40 years, Hispanic academic achievement has not improved significantly. The crisis is not only affecting the Hispanic community but the state and national economy.

Leaders

MiHC leadership