Te Guio provides mentorship to guide youth on the path to graduate high school.
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The LSF works with several independent and parochial schools in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia to support youth and to encourage multicultural and socioeconomic diversity in PreK-12th grade education. Our efforts are to ensure that youth have access to the best educational opportunities that the Washington, DC Metropolitan area has to offer. LSF Member Schools benefit from the cultural and linguistic support of LSF staff and supporters.
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555 12th St NW Suite 620
Washington, DC 20004
Monday – Friday 9:00-6:00
ABOUT THE LSF
The Latino Student Fund (LSF) was founded in 1994 to address disparities in access to education for underrepresented students in Washington, DC, and has since served more than 4,000 youth across its programs.
Provide opportunities for a strong academic foundation for underserved PreK-12th grade students and their families to promote higher education and professional leadership. The organization provides year-round, out-of-school-time programs for low-income, at-risk students and their families with the goal of increasing levels of educational attainment in the community.
TE GUIO PROGRAM
Te Guio mentoring program provides youth in 9th-10th grades with a mentor to guide them on the path to graduate high school, enroll in higher education, and transition to a healthy adulthood. Once students complete the Te Guio program, they are transitioned into the Listo program.
SPRING 2021 DISTANCE LEARNING
Te Guio takes place on Mondays/Tuesdays for 9th graders and Wednesdays/Thursdays for 10th graders from 3pm–6pm. In addition, drop in hours are offered Monday – Friday at 1 pm as well as a Resource Hub on Wednesdays from 1pm-5pm. Students have the opportunity to make an appointment for The Resource Hub, with access to wifi, academic support and snacks. All safety protocols are observed.
Weekly lessons focus on STEM, academic support, and social-emotional learning. The online environment continues to emphasize peer networks and discussions, and provides students the opportunity for one on one mentoring with LSF staff and volunteers.
Te Guio mentoring program focuses on academic and personal goals during the school year through a variety of weekly workshops and events and emphasizes career goals in the summer with the opportunity to work at the LSF in the DC Summer Youth Employment Program.
- Increase Socio-Emotional Competency
- Increase Interest in Post-Secondary Education
- Increase Access to Post-secondary Education
- Increase Professional Development / Career Readiness
Saturday 9am -12pm
With a global health crisis highlighting disparities across our communities, the LSF’s mission is more important than ever. Please consider donating to the LSF and help hundreds of students and families across the DC metro area continue on their path to a better education. Together we can be agents of hope and come out stronger in a better future.