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Become a
Holiday Hero
and help sustain the futures our young scholars are pursuing!

This holiday heroes campaign season, we’re raising funds for our emergency grants program. These funds help over 240 of our community college and university students cover challenging or unexpected financial hardships. 


If you’ve ever struggled to pay a bill as a college student or benefitted from someone helping you pay for essential supplies, like textbooks, then consider providing the same kind of support to the young men of color at IYT.


of emergency grant recipients graduate from college!


& counting!

to our college members
in the form of 


Emergency grants awarded:

We've provided over

Emergency Grant Testimonial 

In need of funds to apply for transfer applications. Money is tight for me, having to buy groceries and gas on my own. Mother is focused on getting my brother into his college as smooth as possible and doesn’t have much to go around for both.”


– 2nd-year History Major at San Jose State University


Here's a short list of some of the scholars you're helping:

Freshman Cognitive Science Major at UCLA

Freshman Business & Marketing at Sac City College

Freshman Art Education Major at Cal Poly Humboldt

Sophomore Mech & Aerospace engineer at UC Davis

Senior Political Science Major at Sac State

Our Emergency Grant awards have supported scholars of color at the following institutions: 

for supporting our brothers



and becoming a

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