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George Rodriguez with Greater Dallas NHI debaters

From NHI to Congress: George Rodriguez

Posted: June 27, 2017 at 12:24 pm   /   Alumni

In the first of this three-part series, we interview National Hispanic Institute alumni who have declared their candidacy for United States Congress in the 2018 elections. Our first interview is with the most senior of the three: George Rodriguez, who won the governorship at the 1984 Texas LDZ in Austin (at that time in NHI’s […]

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George Rodriguez, Miguel Levario, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NHI Congressional Candidates

Three NHI Alumni to run for Congress in 2018

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm   /   Alumni, Featured

The National Hispanic Institute has been teaching high school students for years to become leaders—without necessarily being about political leadership. The Great Debate encourages students to become better public speakers, and the Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) program allows students to learn public policy. At the LDZ, students go as far as to participate in a […]

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J.D. Salinas III, Adriana Ramirez, Alex del Barrio

Nominations Now Open for 2017 NHI Awards

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm   /   Alumni, Celebración, Featured, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute has opened nominations for its 2017 awards. The winners will be honored at Celebración 2017, taking place this November 16-19 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas, just minutes from NHI headquarters. This year, NHI is considering Distinguished Alumni awards in […]

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