The educational achievement gap facing Hispanic American children remains a prevalent issue. One of every three Hispanic American students fails to complete high school and only 10 percent of Hispanic Americans graduate from four-year colleges and universities(1).
"Colgate is committed to uplifting America's youth and aims to encourage
Hispanic American students with the launch of 'Make the U,'" said
From now until
"We're proud to partner with Colgate to launch 'Make the U,' which will
provide educational assistance and encouragement to young Latinos in America,"
For more information about Colgate's "Make the U" program, please visit the Company's website at www.colgate.com/hazlau.
About Colgate-Palmolive Company
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly
focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-
Palmolive sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the
world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive,
Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, Elmex, Tom's of
About the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is a national nonprofit which identifies, inspires, promotes, and prepares Latino leaders through educational, cultural and workforce programs. For more information, please visit www.HispanicHeritage.org.
(1) "From Risk to Opportunity: Fulfilling the Educational Needs of Hispanic Americans in the 21st Century." 2003.
SOURCE Colgate-Palmolive; Hispanic Heritage Foundation