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June 2024
2024 Colorado LDZ Supreme Court

Colorado LDZ brings nearly 200 students to Colorado State as part of 35-year tradition

Posted: June 28, 2024 at 4:29 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs, Volunteers

In 1989, the National Hispanic Institute and Colorado State University began a partnership that’s evolved over 35 years into presenting one of NHI’s anchor legislative programs for high school students. The 2024 edition of the Colorado Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) Youth Legislation Session drew nearly 200 top-performing high school students to Colorado State University for […]

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2024 Texas Star Great Debate students

Texas Star Great Debate provides participating students a ‘beacon of light’ to grow as leaders

Posted: June 28, 2024 at 10:54 am   /   Volunteers

The 2024 edition of the National Hispanic Institute’s Texas Star Great Debate kicked off the summer season of six-day debate tournaments, bringing more than 100 students together from the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico to Our Lady of the Lake University. Initially designed to accommodate rural students in Texas who weren’t near one of the […]

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2024 New Mexico LDZ group photo

2024 New Mexico LDZ helps prepare young leaders to become ‘the future of New Mexico’

Posted: June 21, 2024 at 11:45 am   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

The latest edition of the Dionisio ‘Dennis’ Chavez New Mexico Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) Youth Legislative Session brought more than 130 top New Mexico high school students to the University of New Mexico for the state’s version of the National Hispanic Institute’s flagship program. The program is now in its third year of serving students […]

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