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Rudy Rodriguez joins NHI staff, bringing asset-based perspective to college outreach

Posted: April 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm   /   Alumni, College Register, NHI News

Rudy Rodriguez’s NHI journey began when she was a freshman at Del Rio high school in 2002. As she remembers, “Somebody in the community said you need to do this program. They put a group of us in a car … to Alpine, Texas at the time, for a Young Leaders Conference, a Great Debate, […]

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Julio Cotto McCaskey High School alumni honorees

NHI’s Julio Cotto honored by former high school as a notable alumnus

Posted: April 26, 2022 at 5:23 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

NHIers know how transformational the high school experience can be in their lives — particularly when they become NHI members and take lessons from their first NHI experiences back to their high schools. For Julio Cotto, 1997 was that pivotal year — when NHI, approaching its 20th anniversary, did outreach to a previously-untapped Pennsylvania, and a […]

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gloria de leon ernesto nieto con mi madre corazon award

Gloria de Leon and Ernesto Nieto honored by Con Mi MADRE with Corazon Award

Posted: March 25, 2022 at 11:49 am   /   NHI News

National Hispanic Institute co-founders Gloria de Leon and Ernesto Nieto have received a number of accolades in recent years. Their latest one, the Corazón Award, is an honor from Austin-based nonprofit organization Con Mi MADRE, an organization that prides itself on its work with Latina girls and their mothers. Board member Denise Hernandez, who nominated […]

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