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harris county judge lina hidalgo 2020 nhi person of the year

2020 NHI Person of the Year: Lina Hidalgo

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute is closing out a very challenging 2020 by naming Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, as its 2020 NHI Person of the Year.  NHI annually bestows the award on someone who exemplifies NHI’s principles in providing community leadership, and considers issues that have been important throughout the year. Hidalgo, as Harris County […]

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Clara Foods CEO Arturo Elizondo

Arturo Elizondo named 2019 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners, NHI News

Arturo Elizondo, a National Hispanic Institute alumnus from Laredo who may change the future of food as we know it, has been named 2019 NHI Person of the Year by NHI President and Founder Ernesto Nieto. Elizondo is the co-founder of Clara Foods, a San Francisco-based biotech food company driven to, according to the company’s […]

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Carlos Paz, Jr. with NHI Board Chair Michelle Saenz Rodriguez at the 2015 NHI Alumni Award Ceremony

Carlos Paz, Jr. named 2018 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2018 at 11:55 pm   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners, NHI News

Carlos Paz, Jr., whose involvement with the National Hispanic Institute spans nearly 20 years — and who just started in a new role with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, after a successful two years with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus — has been named 2018 NHI Person of the Year by NHI Founder and President Ernesto […]

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