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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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Inaugural LDZx convenes, connects students across U.S. and Mexico

Posted: August 15, 2021 at 2:09 pm   /   LDZx, NHI Programs

Last year, the National Hispanic Institute debuted two of its three summer programs in online formats, successfully transferring the Great Debate and Collegiate World Series to all-digital platforms. At the time, the Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session was one challenge too many for NHI to take on, but the importance of having digital options […]

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NHI announces LDZ plans for 2021, including new LDZx online program

Posted: November 12, 2020 at 5:07 pm   /   LDZ, LDZx, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute has announced that its Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session program, which teaches collaboration and public policy skills to aspiring young leaders, will commence in 2021 with three live, onsite programs, plus a first-ever LDZx online edition. The program, known to NHI faithful as the LDZ, has engaged students in leadership […]

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