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March 2022
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National Hispanic Institute develops Latino youth leaders with seed investment from Sands Cares

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 5:14 pm   /   NHI Programs, NHI Sponsors

This article comes courtesy of Sands Cares, tied to the program bringing Las Vegas-area students to NHI programs starting this summer. How do you prepare Latino youth leaders for tomorrow’s communities? That question drove Ernesto Nieto to establish the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) in 1979 with the goal of both inspiring and training the rapidly […]

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Gloria de Leon and Ernesto Nieto honored by Con Mi MADRE with Corazon Award

Posted: March 25, 2022 at 11:49 am   /   NHI News

National Hispanic Institute co-founders Gloria de Leon and Ernesto Nieto have received a number of accolades in recent years. Their latest one, the Corazón Award, is an honor from Austin-based nonprofit organization Con Mi MADRE, an organization that prides itself on its work with Latina girls and their mothers. Board member Denise Hernandez, who nominated […]

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NHI staffers salute NHI volunteers for National Volunteer Month

Posted: March 17, 2022 at 7:05 am   /   NHI News, Volunteers

March is National Volunteer Month, but as anyone who knows the National Hispanic Institute knows, volunteer activity is core to NHI’s operations year-round. Currently, some volunteers are working to get the last of the participants recruited for 2022’s slate of programs, while others are being assembled to help run the programs and to prepare teams […]

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