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FLI Forward Santa Clara

FLI Forward: Breaking Barriers in Education


The FLI Forward conference highlights the experiences of First-generation and Limited-Income students in higher education through engaging keynote speakers, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities.


Our Goals


Bronco Networking

Career Counseling

Community Impact

Financial Literacy


Our Impact


SCU students who attended the FLI Forward Conference indicated that, on a scale of 0 (no gains) to 5 (significant gains), the event helped them feel more connected to the FLI community (4.29) and learn about resources (4) and instill a sense of pride in their FLI identity (4). 

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"I found the conversation with the speakers to be helpful because they were empowering with their stories. One emphasized the importance of advocating for ourselves and our stories in order to achieve our goals."

Community College Student

"I enjoyed connecting with individuals who shared a similar background to mine, as well as receiving valuable networking tips from the speakers."

SCU Student
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