La Plaza is a nonprofit organization in central Indiana that provides educational programming, health and social services, and cultural events in order to serve, empower, and integrate the central Indiana Latino community.
Number of Students Served:
Private foundations, corporate sponsorships, individual donors
La Plaza's mission is to strengthen central Indiana by advocating and preparing Latino students for educational success and by connecting Latino families to health and social services.
La Plaza's Tu Futuro program works with Latino students in grades 7-12 individually and through workshops to support their ability to graduate and enroll in post-secondary education. Tu Futuro provides the following program components in numerous school settings throughout central Indiana: - introductory college preparation workshops - eight-week bi-lingual workshop series for each grade level - parent workshops - college visits - community service and student leadership development activities - job shadows - mentoring opportunities - individualized student consultations in person, by phone, and email
College readiness and career exploration
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Middle School (6-8):
High School (9-12):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):