Project JUNTOS has collaborated with the following local organizations:
Breakthrough Central Texas
Breakthrough Central Texas creates a path to and through college for students who will become the first in their families to earn a college degree. All Central Texas children have the opportunity to realize their potential through the life-changing power of a college degree.
Through after-school clubs, camps, events and publications and channels, Latinitas provides a space, both in the physical and online, for girls to express themselves, develop their skills, learn about their culture and discover their unique voice.
Con Mi Madres
Con Mi Madre seeks to empower young Latinas and their mothers through the education and support services that increase preparedness, participation, and success in post-secondary education, as well as to see Latina students, equipped with knowledge and support, rewrite the narrative of her family and community.
Austin Voices for Education and Youth creates community collaboration to strengthen families, support kids and improve schools. We believe our public schools can serve as powerful hubs for bringing neighborhoods, families and students together to increase equity and achieve positive change.
CAMINOS is an immersive; one year long paid internship empowering Austin-area Teens to carve their own path in the creative arts.
Mexican American Cultural Center
Center featuring exhibits, events & programs that explore Mexican American cultural arts & heritage.
Verde Leaders 4ATX Soccer League
Verde Leaders is a positive youth development program that combines soccer with Social-Emotional Learning, Restorative Practices and Mindfulness to help low-income youth find personal and academic success.
WWDOA Soccer League
Austin Independent School District
Austin Independent School District is a school district based in the city of Austin, Texas, United States. Established in 1881, the district serves most of the City of Austin, the neighboring municipalities of Sunset Valley and San Leanna, and unincorporated areas in Travis County.
Project JUNTOS has collaborated with the following UT organizations:
Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success) seeks to:
- Develop and sustain a research-informed, culturally-relevant mentoring program that advances the success of Latino males and males of color across the educational pipeline
- To increase year-to-year retention as well as graduation rates of Latino male students (and other males of color) enrolled at UT-Austin and our partner institutions
- To increase Latino male participation in academic support programs
- To sponsor the Project MALES Student Council, a UT student organization specifically designed for the advancement of male student success
- To host an annual community dialogue to raise awareness about the unique challenges facing Latino males at every step of the educational pipeline
UT Hispanic Alumni Network
The mission of the Hispanic Alumni Network (HAN) is to connect Hispanic alumni, the Texas Exes and the Hispanic community on-campus. HAN provides advice and counsel regarding Hispanic alumni affairs to the Board of Directors and the President of the Texas Exes. Our network is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of Hispanic students by promoting outreach, mentorship, scholarship, and fellowship through the participation of committed alumni volunteers.
UT Youth Engagement Center
UT Youth Engagement Centers target and serve underrepresented students by providing college readiness enrichment activities designed to assist them in graduating from high school and matriculating to institutions of higher education, including The University of Texas at Austin.
Support Services in Austin, TX (English): Support Services-English
Servicios de Apoyo en Austin, TX (Español): Servicios de Apoyo- Español
Reach out to projectJUNTOS@utexas.edu if you are interested in collaborating with us.