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College Awareness Program

Our college awareness program (CAP) features activities for the whole family. Both these series meet on Thursday evenings from Feb. 15 through March 28. 

The Latino Family Literacy Project: 'Family Stories'

book cover of "Graciela's Dream'

Using the book “Graciela’s Dream,” we explore themes around college preparedness through a reading group, chats with academic professionals, and conversations with other families.

  • Learn what it takes to prepare for college.
  • Familiarize yourself with the application processes for college entrance and financial aid.
  • Receive information from college counselors.
  • Participate in a free campus tour at a local college.

This series is geared toward middle school students (grades 6-8) and their families. Parents/guardians of high school students are also welcome.

Register for family stories


ACT Preparation Classes

High school students (grades 9-12) can participate in seven weeks of ACT prep featuring:

  • Pre/post test with feedback (answers and explanations)
  • Strategies and practice in all ACT test areas (English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing)
  • Resources and materials for continued practice
  • Opportunities for ongoing support

Register for ACT Prep


With thanks to our program sponsors: