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jamie diez national hispanic institute alumnus texas railroad commissioner candidate

Jaime Diez: From Saint Joseph Academy and NHI to a run for statewide office

Posted: August 30, 2022 at 8:37 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

When any member of the National Hispanic Institute’s alumni runs for public office – especially when it’s for Congress or a statewide office, fellow NHIers take notice. With that in mind, we put forth the following question to Jaime Diez, who participated in NHI while at Saint Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas, and is now […]

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2022 american ldz students in dc

D.C. trip, engineered by NHI alumna, inspires 2022 American LDZ students

Posted: August 29, 2022 at 8:19 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

For the first time ever in 2022, the National Hispanic Institute convened the American LDZ (Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Over the course of eight days, about 160 students from 14 states, plus Panamá, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic came together to participate in the legislative session.  Because […]

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2022 jfl fellows

The 2022 JFL program: transformative experiences for its college participants

Posted: August 26, 2022 at 2:32 pm   /   JFL Fellows, NHI Programs

Transformative experiences at the National Hispanic Institute don’t stop after high school.  In 2022, 11 college students participated in the John F. Lopez Summer Internship program, getting to help NHI produce its fullest slate of in-person programs in three years. 2022’s JFL experience meant travel in a way that it hadn’t since the emergence of […]

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