Conexion Americas

 

Mission

Conexion Americas’ mission is to build a welcoming community and to create opportunities where Latino families can belong, contribute and succeed.

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Grants

Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2020 $40,000 education Learn more

Conexion Americas’ afterschool programming supports students from 5th grade through the completion of their postsecondary degree. Our NAZA sites promote academic and enrichment activities. Escalera promotes economic mobility and educational attainment. 370 students from 6 MNPS schools in Southeast Nashville will participate in our programming during our 2020-2021 fiscal year.

2019 $40,000 education Learn more

The Escalera College Access and Success program promotes economic mobility for immigrant and refugee youth by increasing educational attainment and access to information about professional careers. 330 Glencliff, Overton, Cane Ridge, and Antioch High School students and Escalera graduates will participate in our program during Conexion Americas’ 2019-2020 fiscal year.

2018 $25,000 Escalera College Access and Success Program education Learn more

The “Escalera: Taking Steps to Success” College Access & Success Program promotes economic mobility for immigrant and refugee youth by increasing educational attainment and access to information about professional careers. 280 Glencliff, Overton, Cane Ridge, and a 4th high school (TBD) will participate in Early Escalera (9th-10th) and Escalera (11th-12th).

2017 $25,000 Escalera: Taking Steps to Success education Learn more

The “Escalera: Taking Steps to Success” College Access & Success Program promotes economic mobility for immigrant and refugee youth by increasing educational attainment and access to information about professional careers. 180 Glencliff, Overton, and Antioch High School Students (9th-12th grade) will participate in Early Escalera (9th-10th) and Escalera (11th-12th).

2016 $25,000 Escalera: Taking Steps to Success education Learn more

The “Escalera: Taking Steps to Success” college access program promotes economic mobility for immigrant and refugee youth by increasing educational attainment and access to information about professional careers. 110 Glencliff and Overton High School students (9th-12th grade) will participate in Escalera and Early Escalera.

2015 $35,000 marginalized youth Learn more

To provide park space for Pre-K and low income youth

2015 $25,000 Escalera: Taking Steps to Success education Learn more

The “Escalera: Taking Steps to Success” college access program promotes economic mobility for immigrant and refugee youth by increasing educational attainment and access to information about professional careers. 35 Glencliff High School students will participate in Escalera from the spring semester of their junior year until high school graduation.