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National Hispanic Institute develops Latino youth leaders with seed investment from Sands Cares

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 5:14 pm   /   NHI Programs, NHI Sponsors

This article comes courtesy of Sands Cares, tied to the program bringing Las Vegas-area students to NHI programs starting this summer. How do you prepare Latino youth leaders for tomorrow’s communities? That question drove Ernesto Nieto to establish the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) in 1979 with the goal of both inspiring and training the rapidly […]

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Colorado State University Vice President for Diversity Mary Ontiveros

Remembering Mary Ontiveros, a friend to NHI in Colorado

Posted: February 28, 2022 at 7:42 am   /   LDZ, NHI News

The National Hispanic Institute learned of and shared the news of Mary Ontiveros’ passing last week. Ontiveros was the first Vice President of Diversity at Colorado State University, and as a pillar of the CSU community for more than 50 years in a number of roles, was vital in the development of NHI’s partnership with […]

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NHI renews longstanding partnership with Augustana College for Midwest Great Debate

Posted: February 25, 2022 at 5:24 pm   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute, which has provided leadership education for top-performing Latino high school students since its 1979 founding, is continuing its longstanding partnership with Augustana College with the 2022 edition of its Midwest Great Debate program July 3-8.  The six-day program, the first in a three-year curriculum showcasing NHI’s community-based approach to civic engagement, […]

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