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Ernesto Nieto: 2020 Dia de Los Muertos remembrances

Posted: November 1, 2020 at 11:50 am   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, Global Latino Community

To prepare for the 2020 edition of Dia de los Muertos, we spoke with National Hispanic Institute founder and president Ernesto Nieto about some people that the NHI familia have lost, including two in the past year. As Nieto shared in an interview on his 80th birthday just a few weeks ago, the current pandemic […]

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Ernesto Nieto: Reflections on Turning 80 (and NHI)

Posted: October 6, 2020 at 7:52 am   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

On the occasion of Ernesto Nieto’s 80th birthday today, we asked him a few questions to document the day. Here are some excerpts from the conversation.  You’ve now spent more than half of a long life now leading NHI; what has surprised you most about the journey?  How happy it’s made me, how purposeful I […]

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Ernesto Nieto and Gloria de Leon featured in Houston Chronicle story on AOC’s “second home”

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 2:47 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, NHI News

National Hispanic Institute president and founder Ernesto Nieto, and executive vice president and co-founder Gloria de Leon, were prominently featured in a Houston Chronicle story about U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that ran Monday. The article, from Chronicle staff writer Jeremy Wallace, explores a number of connections the famous Congressional freshman has to the state, including […]

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