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NHIer Veronica Martinez awarded Fulbright to study in Spain

Posted: April 12, 2021 at 6:01 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, Volunteers

Veronica Martinez has had an incredible educational journey, and though it’s been punctuated by successes throughout high school and college, she sometimes thinks back on her fourth-grade year, when a teacher told her she didn’t see college or even graduating high school in her future. That set her on a course to transfer to a […]

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NHI Legacy Fund reaches $40,000 fundraising goal

Posted: March 1, 2021 at 4:17 pm   /   Featured, Fundraising, NHI News

The NHI Legacy Fund, initiated this fall to help secure the National Hispanic Institute’s future, reached a key fundraising goal over the weekend, surpassing the $40,000 needed to trigger a $40,000 matching donation from an anonymous donor with longtime ties to the organization.  The money raised — at the $46,250 mark as of this afternoon — […]

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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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