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National LDZ Underway at Elmhurst College

Posted: July 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

More than 200 students from six states (Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas) and Mexico have convened at Elmhurst College for the 2016 National Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session, following last year’s historic three LDZ week. Rocío Nairi Garza was elected president, Ramiro Rodríguez was elected vice-president, and Teddy Morales was elected Speaker […]

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Three LDZ Week Concludes With Historic Linkup

Posted: June 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

Last week was incredibly eventful for the National Hispanic Institute, as it held three of its Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Sessions simultaneously, as the University of San Diego, Colorado State University, and Ciudad del Saber in Panama City all hosted programs. But it was also historic, as for the first time in NHI history, […]

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LDZ Las Americas Adds Judicial Branch for First Time

Posted: June 25, 2016 at 12:52 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

This report from LDZ Las Americas is from Christopher Burge. Unlike other LDZs, Las Americas has never had a judicial branch due to its small size. However, with the program growing to 120 participants in 2016, Las Americas finally had the numbers to sustain all three branches of government. During General Convention, 2016 Las Americas […]

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