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All About Arthur: Remembering Arthur Freedman

Posted: May 11, 2021 at 3:15 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, NHI Award Winners

There are thousands of people who have participated in the work of the National Hispanic Institute over the years, whose contributions are appreciated. But there are only a few who have helped shape the organization’s mission from the beginning. When you lose one of these giants, those left behind are often without words to describe […]

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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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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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