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NHI Person of the Year winners help Texas through winter storms

Posted: February 21, 2021 at 9:12 am   /   Featured, Media Coverage, NHI Award Winners

Texas just went through an unprecedented week due to a winter storm that left many in the state without power, water, or both in freezing conditions. But two leaders who won NHI Person of the Year honors — Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — stepped up to help Texans through the crisis. […]

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State Farm supporting NHI’s online Great Debate programs for 2021

Posted: January 28, 2021 at 4:55 pm   /   Featured, GDx, NHI Sponsors

The National Hispanic Institute (NHI), which has been developing young Latino leaders since its 1979 founding, is pleased to announce that it will be renewing its partnership with State Farm in 2021. State Farm has awarded NHI a $20,000 grant to support its 2021 GDx programs. The GDx program is the online version of NHI’s […]

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A conversation with NHI alumna Lina Hidalgo

Posted: January 11, 2021 at 7:39 am   /   Featured, NHI Award Winners

On December 31, 2020—following in tradition established over the past few years—NHI named its Person of the Year. While you can read about Lina Hidalgo and her accomplishments in what we published then, we had the opportunity to interview her on January 8. We present excerpts from that interview here. This was obviously a challenging […]

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