SLI-NC was established at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and recently expanded to the University of Richmond to serve greater Richmond area youngsters. The objective of both SLI – NC and SLI – VA is to utilize the deep reservoir of goodwill on our university campuses to nurture the next generation of minority leadership.
Support. Challenge. Grow. Repeat.
It’s a simple model. Offer long-term mentoring support to college promising, underserved Latino high school students enrolled in our valley schools. Challenge them to become the very best individuals they can be. Create academic and leadership development opportunities that cultivate strong minds, compassionate hearts, and iron will. Encourage them to support each other and our communities. Watch them grow into some of the most attractive college applicants that our valley has to offer. Recognize their achievements and champion their dreams. Repeat.