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The Guiding Principles of Community Social Entrepreneurship

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 5:50 pm   /   CSE, Ernesto Nieto

To better understand the idea of community social entrepreneurship, it’s best to look at how each of the three words come together to create the concept, and then examine the guiding principles that show how the concept works when applied to the real world. The word “community” infers the specific constituency where a project is vested […]

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2015 NHI Distinguished Alumni Award winners

Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

Posted: April 18, 2016 at 7:03 am   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners

This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award nominations, for Celebracion 2016 (this coming November, in McAllen), are now open. The nominating process is simple — this Google Doc allows you to write in a candidate for the committee’s consideration. Anyone who has attended an NHI program is eligible; the write-ups below cover the three Distinguished Alumni winners from […]

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El Paso Leadership Academy students

El Paso Leadership Academy: An NHI-Inspired School

Posted: April 13, 2016 at 1:23 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI Award Winners

This article is by Omar Yanar, the Founder and CEO of the El Paso Leadership Academy (EPLA), a college preparatory public charter school that currently serves 190 students in the 6th and 7th grade level and is expected to expand to the 12th grade by 2020. Yanar’s NHI experience began with his participation in the YLC […]

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