• Imagine walking into the library after school and seeing students working on the computers, finishing the essay that's due the next day or working out long algebra problems. A tutor is helping a student on his physics while another tutor and student talk over an AP World History book.

    Ivon Garcia

An afterschool STEM program for Hispanic students

Hispanic youth from low socio-economic backgrounds represent an increasingly large percentage of students in the U.S. They are unfortunately an underrepresented group among those who study and pursue careers in STEM fields.

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Government Programs

NLA has received funding from the Federal Department of Education through the Department of Community Technology Opportunities Program (CTOP) for three separate programs (2-3 years) and the GEAR UP Program for four separate multi-year grants. From the state of Washington, NLA has received funding for seven five-year 21st Century Programs as fiscal agent or partner to a school district, and also funding from the Washington State Arts Commission for the Wallace Foundation.

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