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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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2018 NHI Award Winners at this year's Celebracion event.

NHI announces 2018 award winners at Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute officially honored its 2018 class of award winners tonight at Celebracion 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. The honors included the presentation of a Hall of Fame Award — NHI’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who make a lasting contribution to the organization, typically measured in decades rather than years. Alvaro Maldonado, […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigning

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named 2017 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners, NHI News

NHI Founder and President Ernesto Nieto, starting in a New Year’s Eve tradition of naming an NHI Person of the Year, has selected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as NHI’s 2017 Person of the Year—primarily for what she’s seeking to do in 2018. Ocasio-Cortez continues in her quest to represent New York’s 14th District, encompassing her native Bronx […]

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