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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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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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