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
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 low-income 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.