First Generation Affinity Group

March 1, 2013

(Cheo Hurley, B.E.S.T. Trustee; Jason Botel, KIPP Baltimore)

First Generation Affinity Group: Under the leadership of the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust, an affinity group of representatives from Universities and private and public schools in Baltimore has formed to present a united voice and guide collaborative efforts to support first generation college-bound students. The affinity group is comprised of leaders from the following institutions: B.U.I.L.D., Baltimore City Public Schools Office of School Counseling and Guidance, Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys, Baltimore  Educational Scholarship Trust, Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Calvert School, CollegeBound Foundation, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Friends School of Baltimore, Garrison Forest School, Gilman School, Johns Hopkins University, KIPP Baltimore, Loyola University Maryland, Park Heights Renaissance, Inc., Park School of Baltimore, Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy, SEED School of Maryland, Stevenson University, Towson University, University of Baltimore and University of Maryland Baltimore County.