South Pacific Islander Organization

San Jose, California, USA
https://www.southpacificisland...

$13,578

Saved on 5 projects and calls

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Mission

To support and promote Pacific Islander voices, cultures, and communities through leadership development, cultural revitalization, and community partnerships.

Our current focus is to build Pacific Islander presence in higher education, globally.

What We Do

Mentorship Program: Free 1:1 college application mentorship to increase number of Pacific Islanders applying to institutions of higher education.

Scholarships: 3 $5,000 scholarships to reduce financial burden of Pacific Islander scholars.

Spotlight Program: Article spotlight series highlighting inspiring Pacific Islanders across academic and professional fields to increase authentic representation of Pacific Islanders in the media.

Online Educational Directory: An online directory of educational resources available to Pacific Islanders scholars based on their island nation/country of residence to consolidate data and increase visibility and access to educational resources.

Higher Education Network (In Progress): A free online platform for Pacific Islander scholars to meet, collaborate, and share resources across campuses around the world.

Staff

Marushka H
Marushka H.

Board President

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MichaeLynn K.

Co-Founder

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Christine S.

Board Member