Hesperus is a United States non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Native American community

Hesperus provides pathways to education and employment for members of rural and tribal communities.  We are dedicated to supporting underserved tribal populations, with a focus on veterans, including Native American Veterans and their families, and creating educational and employment opportunities across the United States through skills training, workforce development, and technology.

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Our Vision

Our vision is a country where every Native American and Alaska Native can connect to inexpensive broadband services, and through that digital access have the opportunity to train and work in the technology jobs of the 21st century no matter where they are in the United States.

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5.2 million Americans claim full or partial Native American ancestry - 1.6% of the US population
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There are over 24,000 Native Americans currently serving in the US Armed Forces
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There are over 166,000 Native American Veterans in the U.S. today​

We are launching our first education project, the Summit Program, in 2021.  The Summit Program is an IT training program, in partnership with National University, for Native American Veterans focusing on training transitioning service members and veterans for entry level jobs in the IT industry.  The program includes tuition, equipment, and mentorship to educate, employ, and transition Native American Veterans as they enter the IT sector.

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Watch Our Previous Panels

The Digital Divide in Native American Communities Hesperus brings a group of corporate professionals together to discuss the challenges of bridging the digital divide in remote tribal areas.

Check out our first virtual panel discussing issues that Native American Veterans face. This is just the first in an ongoing series discussing issues and solutions of the Native American community.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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