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2022 Virtual LDZ continues to evolve the format in its successful second year

Posted: August 22, 2022 at 5:58 am   /   LDZx, NHI Programs

The 2022 Virtual LDZ program, like the preceding version last year, was an alternative to the traditional in-person Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session. Taking place from July 25 to 30, the online program engaged a group of 19 students representing Mexico and states spread from coast-to-coast across the U.S.  As educational director Steven Hernandez […]

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LDZx gears up for its second year engaging students online

Posted: May 29, 2022 at 5:31 pm   /   LDZx, NHI Programs

When the COVID-19 pandemic altered the course of the National Hispanic Institute in 2020, staffers set about to create digital versions of the Great Debate and the Collegiate World Series, which launched in time for students that summer. The Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session provided a whole different challenge — and, ultimately, a rethinking of […]

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NHI alum announces $10,000 in LDZ scholarships via U.S. Forest Service

Posted: November 2, 2021 at 8:49 am   /   Alumni, LDZx, NHI News

Oscar Lai’s journey to become part of the U.S. Forest Service Office of International Programs including a pathway familiar for his colleagues — college and the Peace Corps. Lai’s journey, however, had an additional, crucial component he feels has been integral to his success: The National Hispanic Institute.  And now, thanks to $10,000 in scholarship […]

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