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NHI honors its First Families at Celebracion 2019

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 1:26 pm   /   Celebración, NHI News

On November 2, 2019, the National Hispanic Institute celebrated a historic moment in its 40-year history. In a true, once-in-a-lifetime event, NHI co-founders Ernesto Nieto and Gloria de Leon welcomed a group of people who were instrumental to the growth of the organization. The event, for what NHI called its First Families, honored people who […]

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Celebracion honors top presenters and Fundamentals exemplifiers

Posted: November 7, 2019 at 2:55 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs

More than 350 students came to San Antonio last weekend for Celebración. Though the summer programs are certainly at the heart of NHI’s leadership education programs for high school students, Celebración is becoming increasingly important for the future leaders who learn through NHI. This year, Celebración’s recent move toward encouraging student presentations to include video — that the […]

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Rep. Joaquin Castro visits Celebracion 2019

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 11:58 am   /   Celebración, NHI News

Rep. Joaquin Castro, who has become one of the most high-profile Latino members of Congress in recent years, stopped by Celebracion 2019 in San Antonio on Friday to praise the National Hispanic Institute’s work and to encourage the high school students in attendance to excel. Though Joaquin Castro and his brother Julian — former Housing […]

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