LULAC National Educational Service Centers Premieres Podcast Series Celebrating 50 Years Creating Life-Long Learners: 1973-2023

July 24, 2023
For more information, contact Raul Sanchez at (219) 805-8996

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC), the nation’s premier Hispanic nonprofit education organization, is commemorating its 50th anniversary in providing education and leadership programs for Hispanic and other students in need of financial assistance and educational counseling. Through the efforts of 16 education service centers across the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and a host of national programs, we proudly celebrate the positive impact on the future leaders of our communities. Click here to listen to the LNESC Podcast Series.

Since March 7, 1973, LNESC has assisted over 607,000 students on their path to higher education. With the support of partnerships representing many sectors, including 90 school partners, the LNESC national office, along with 16 education centers have:

  • Annually served 14,000 students through education and leadership programs
  • Awarded over $30 million in scholarship funds to-date
  • Sent 159,000 students to post-secondary education to-date
  • Provided training and leadership development opportunities to over 550 students to-date through the Washington Youth Leadership Seminar
  • Received the highest number of Department of Education TRIO program awards than any other non-profit organization or post-secondary institution

The LNESC National Office and LNESC field centers are planning celebratory activities throughout the year. Be sure visit our website at for the latest updates on those events.

On August 2, 2023, LNESC will host a one-day youth focused education conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico focused on college preparation and developing professional skill-sets towards student success for participating high school students. The program will include motivational speakers, professional workshops, and student resources for college and career opportunities. The event concludes with a reception celebration featuring live music, featured speakers and student voices.

For more information on the 50-year celebration or the youth conference, contact Raul Sanchez at



About LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC)

LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) was established in 1973 by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to provide educational programming to high-need students throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Throughout 16 education and technology centers, LNESC has served over 607,000 students, sent 159,000 students on to college, and awarded nearly $30 million in scholarships. LNESC’s results are made possible by a network of dedicated field staff, top-notch teachers, over 90 school partners, and the support of LULAC - the nation’s largest membership based Latino organization. LNESC works to change lives and build Latino communities, one student at a time.