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Arthur and Rebecca Soto, at the 2012 Colorado LDZ

NHI Heritage Families: The Sotos

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 3:12 pm   /   Alumni

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 16-Oct. 15), we’ll be celebrating families throughout the month-long celebration that help make the National Hispanic Institute a vibrant organization of community leaders. Familia: The Sotos Hailing From: El Paso, Texas First NHI participation: Arthur Soto participated in the 2007 National LDZ And since then: Both Arthur and his […]

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NHI Alumni: Gathering from RGV to NYC

Posted: August 24, 2016 at 12:51 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

After an active summer in which a number of NHI alumni played active roles in running summer programs, alumni groups are gathering (and planning to gather), as part of an ongoing effort to engage more NHI-affiliated professionals, which includes the move toward establishing 10 regional chapters. The Rio Grande Valley NHI alumni most recently came […]

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Andrea Ambriz with President Barack Obama

From NHI to the White House: Andrea Ambriz’s Story

Posted: May 27, 2016 at 12:34 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Andrea Ambriz remembers her first National Hispanic Institute experience, back in 1999, when the Claremont Colleges in Southern California hosted an LDZ program. “The people there were so committed to being part of a strong community,” she remembers. “I was impressed with the rich experiences of these people, who’d come from Texas and Arizona to […]

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