Passport students from Eastie visit Lesley

Boston is an academic and economic hub: a destination for students from around the world.

Yet Boston youth, who could be first in their families to graduate college, are too often not accessing these same opportunities.

Boston HERC is changing that. Passport students are on a journey to Destination. . . Greatness!


What We Do

Equip first-generation-to-college high school students with the resources, connections, and skills they need to get in and stick through college, and launch careers

What You Can Do

Join the HERC Village

Make a Donation to support our students

Get Involved

Volunteer with the Passport Program!

Join the Passport Program

Interested students and families are encouraged to apply!

Learn More

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Stay Connected on Social Media

4 days ago

Come join our College Admission Workshop feat. Lesley University. Learn about the Urban Scholars Initiative Scholarship and more. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Come join our Scholarship workshop! Learn what they are? Where to find them? How to apply to them? And best practices. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link. See you there!! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Thank you Cummings Foundation for supporting Passport's first generation students! #CummingsGrant ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Come join our Virtual Relationship Workshop for students. Learn new and fun ways to stay connected. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link. See you there!! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

We have the honor of presenting as a 2020 Social Innovator. Hope you can (virtually) join us on May 28 to hear more about the Boston HERC and three other organizations doing inspirational work in our city and state!We have made the decision to pivot to a virtual event for our annual Showcase. Join us on May 28 and June 3 for our Virtual Social Innovator Showcase Series! This year’s event is a two-part series featuring our amazing cohort of 2020 Social Innovators.

#SIFShowcaseBoston

Learn more about 2020 Social Innovators here: www.socialinnovationforum.org/blog/meet-our-amazing-2020-social-innovator-cohort
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4 weeks ago

Come join our workshop on communication skills for students, learn great communication practices and hang out with our coaches. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link. See you there!! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Take a break and go on a walk to enjoy the warmer weather and the flowers that are blooming 🌷🌼🌺🌻🌸🌹
But don’t forget to wear a mask and stay 6ft apart 🚶🏾‍♀️...................🚶🏻‍♂️
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4 weeks ago

Come join our science and technology workshop for students, learn about different career paths and be inspired by our panel. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link. See you there!! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

HERC FUN ALERT: Staying active is so important and fun. Grab a sibling, put on some sweats and get going. Stay healthy and have fun. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

This evening our Community Based Program Juniors are joining a Finacial Aid Online Webinar with representatives from Colgate University and students from across the country. #destinationgreatness #CollegeBlockParty #remotelearning ... See MoreSee Less

 

 

IMPORTANT

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and BPS temporary closure, Boston HERC workshops will be meeting virtually. Please check in with the coaches for detailed information. Stay tuned for more content to come!