- Categories: Community Care Fund
About: The North Carolina Scholars’ Latino Initiative (N.C. Sli) invests in the education and leadership of Latino youth in order to foster a new generation of change agents in North Carolina. The initiative has grown to support more than 10 high schools in four counties.
2017-18 DGIN funding will help support the Sli High School Scholars Program. N.C. Sli aims to increase the number of times Scholars receive classroom instruction from one to three times per month. A college access specialist works with students and helps navigate the numerous barriers immigrant students face while enrolling in college in N.C.