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Ernesto Nieto

Why We Use Immersive-Disruptive Learning

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 12:19 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

This article is by NHI president and founder Ernesto Nieto. After our first statewide Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session in 1983, we started to receive personal notes, letters, and even telephone calls from parents wanting to know what we done to their children in a matter of eight days being with us. Almost always, […]

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From the President’s Desk: Thirty-Six Years of Investment In Leadership

Posted: February 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

Leadership training is undoubtedly crucial in the development of young people, and it’s particularly important in high school. And yet, this aspect of student development is often neglected. Schools focus attention on test scores and college readiness, leaving what little leadership training they might invest in to motivational speakers who associate personal success with how […]

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Why you should contribute to “Change a Life”

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 8:17 am   /   Ernesto Nieto

This article is by Ernesto Nieto, Founder and President of NHI. It’s not that often that we actually get to witness the impact that a small contribution has on a young person. We might even ask, upon making a donation to an organization, “Will it really make a difference?” Our Change a Life Leadership Project […]

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