Our Partners develops strong relationships with leading organizations that share a commitment to increasing the Latino representation in the workforce and higher education. We also look to partner with organizations that offer professional development, research grants, fellowships, scholarships, conferences, political call for action and other issues impacting Latinos in higher education and the workforce.

  • National Community College Hispanic Council

    The National Community College Hispanic College provides leadership for Hispanics / Latinos(as) in Community Colleges. It prepares Hispanic leaders for America's community and technical colleges, as well as increases membership of Hispanics in college programs.

  • National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

    The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States?works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.  Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. 

  • National Hispana Leadership Institute

    NHLI works to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building, community and world activism. In addition, it provides visible role models and mentors for Latinas.

  • National Hispanic Business Association (NHBA)

    The National Hispanic Business Association (NHBA) is a national network of students and alumni whose mission is to promote the development of undergraduate Hispanic business students through educational, professional, and networking opportunities to foster diversity, higher education, and the improvement of the Hispanic community.

  • National Latina/o Psychological Association

    The mission of the National Latina/o Psychological Association is to generate and advance psychological knowledge and fosters its effective application for the benefit of the Hispanic/Latino population.

  • National Latino Education Network (NLEN)

    NLEN consists of a broad spectrum of researchers, teaching professionals and educators, academics, scholars, administrators, independent writers and artists, policy and program specialists, students, parents, families, civic leaders, activists, and advocates. Its members share a common interest in educational issues that impact Latinos.

  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)

    The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development.


    The Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies launched the first Annual National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education(NCORE). Since its inception, NCORE has evolved into a vital national resource for higher education institutions, providing an annual multicultural forum that attracts Black/African Americans, American Indians, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Latino/as, and European Americans representing campuses across the United States.

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

    SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in science. We are a national nonprofit organization of individuals and organizations interested in quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research, teaching, leadership, and policy.

  • Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE)

    SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science.