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We are dedicated to supporting Hispanic students and families to and through college!



The Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC) is a nonprofit organization that provides academic and career support programs and services in order to enable more Hispanic students to graduate from college and achieve career success. The Michigan Hispanic Collaborative (MiHC), a tax-exempt 501(c)(3), was created in 2018 by a group of Hispanic leaders in Southeast Michigan. Their goal was to create a high-level plan to improve the economic strength of the Hispanic community. Group consensus supported MiHC’s focus on improving Hispanic high school and college graduation rates in Detroit and overtime expand efforts across the United States.

In Michigan, only 20% of Hispanics have bachelor's degrees. In Detroit, the rate is only 8%. MiHC launched La Próxima Generación (Próx Gen), a program focused on supporting the Hispanic youth as they navigate from high school to college, and onto careers. The MiHC team works to raise awareness, build capacity to weave a coordinated eco-system, formalize partnerships, collaborate and leverage existing efforts, and create culturally relevant solutions and program interventions that support Hispanic student persistence rates.


Over the last 40 years, Hispanic academic achievement has not improved significantly. The crisis is not only affecting the Hispanic community but the state and national economy.


MiHC leadership