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The Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF)
The Tom Joyner Foundation was founded in 1998 as the brainchild of nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner. The mission of the Foundation is to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) with scholarships, endowments and capacity-building enhancements.The Foundation has provided necessary support to every HBCU in its 20-year history to help sustain and preserve the legacies of these valuable institutions. Through fundraising and donor development initiatives, $65 million has been raised to support more than 29,000 students attending HBCUs. Additionally, the Foundation has recommended internships, offered matching grant support, and career development to deserving students. .
US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)
USPAACC is the oldest and largest national, non-profit, non-partisan organization representing all Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services. The mission of USPAACC is to be the gateway to corporate and government contracts, Asian-American suppliers, and information about Asian Americans and the Asian and Indian Subcontinent markets.
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
Since 1982, USHLI has worked to empower the Latino community and similarly disenfranchised groups by promoting education, leadership development, unity, and non-partisan civic participation. To that end, USHLI can claim:
• 2.3 million newly registered voters
• 425 reports published on Latino demographics in the Almanac of Latino Politics
• 34 national conferences sponsored annually and attended by leaders representing 40 states
• Over 900,000 present and future leaders trained
• Over $1.3 million in scholarships and internships awarded
The mission of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) is to fulfill the promises and principles of democracy by promoting education and leadership development, empowering Latinos and similarly disenfranchised groups through civic engagement and research, and by maximizing participation in the electoral process.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
HACU is the only national educational association representing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). HACU represents more than 470 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, and Spain. Thousands of young Hispanics have benefited from a variety of HACU scholarship opportunities and federal and corporate internships offered through the HACU National Internship Program.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is a globally-impactful organization of nearly 300,000 college-trained members, bound by the bonds of sisterhood and empowered by a commitment to servant-leadership. Alpha Kappa Alpha focuses on two key arenas: the lifelong personal and professional development of each of its members; and galvanizing its membership into an organization of respected power and influence, consistently at the forefront of effective advocacy and social change that results in equality and equity for all citizens of the world.