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VALHEN
Virginia Latino Higher Education Network
 
 

Our Mission:

Empower.

  We empower Latinx students in the Commonwealth of Virginia with the tools to succeed in high school, college, and beyond. 

 
 
 

 

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Our Impact

9+

Years Serving communities 

VALHEN is getting ready to celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary in 2019. From our Hispanic College Institute at Virginia Tech, to our yearly Encuentro hosted by different higher ed institutions throughout the Commonwealth, to the hundreds of volunteers that fuel our organization - we could not more proud and excited for our big 1-0!

 

1500+

Youth Impacted

We are 1500+ strong: our students are proud to attend Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, William & Mary, James Madison University, George Mason University, Radford University. They are Gates Millenial Scholars, entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, and strong members of our communities.  

 
 

125+

thousand Dollars of funds and in-kind gifts Raised - and we're just getting started

As we move into our 10 Year Anniversary, we continue to grow thanks to the generosity of our partners, supporters, and friends. Thank you!  ¡Muchas gracias!

 

Our Programs

 

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hispanic college institute - HCI

June 28 - July 1, 2018

Virginia Tech

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encuentro

March 9, 2018

Northern Virginia Community College - Annandale Campus

 

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scholarships

Scholarship recipients were announced at the Encuentro on March 9, 2018.

The 2019 Scholarship application period will open in Fall 2018. 

The Hispanic College Institute

Courtesy of CBS-affiliate WDBJ7

Get Involved

 

Sign Up For a Program

HCI 2018 applications are now open! 

Encuentro 2018 Registration is now closed - Thank you.

Volunteer opportunities

Are you a professional interested in working with Latinx youth and opening doors for them?

Are you a college student looking to give back to our communities? 

Pass it forward with VALHEN!

Make a Donation

Every dollar donated to VALHEN directly impacts youth in the Commonwealth of Virginia through scholarships and specialized programming. Thank you for standing strong with VALHEN!