Coalition of Hispanic, African and Native Americans for the Next Generation of Engineers and Scientists


To bring the collective influence of our coalition of Hispanic, African American, and American Indian STEM and archi- tecture-focused professional organizations to bear in the effort to broaden participation in STEM and architecture; specifically by encouraging scientific and technical excellence, fostering workforce development and inclusion, and developing policies and programs that promote workforce diversity in science and engineering.


1. To elevate the national visibility and influence of the member organizations in the development of STEM research, policy and educational programs

2. To strengthen our member organizations' programs and finances in support of the next generation of scientists and engineers from diverse backgrounds, as well as our current population of under-represented minority professionals.


On September 24, 2012, representatives from ten minority technical professional organizations met in Washington, DC at the Wardman Park Hotel to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to agree to work together to strengthen their influence on STEM development and to help one another more effectively reach mutual goals and objectives.

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