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2022 jfl fellows

The 2022 JFL program: transformative experiences for its college participants

Posted: August 26, 2022 at 2:32 pm   /   JFL Fellows, NHI Programs

Transformative experiences at the National Hispanic Institute don’t stop after high school.  In 2022, 11 college students participated in the John F. Lopez Summer Internship program, getting to help NHI produce its fullest slate of in-person programs in three years. 2022’s JFL experience meant travel in a way that it hadn’t since the emergence of […]

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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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American LDZ debuts at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and brings students to the Capitol

Posted: August 20, 2022 at 7:25 am   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

For the first time ever, the American Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session convened July 12-17 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland – and notably included a journey to Washington, D.C. where students got to experience the workings of Congress for themselves.  Gaby Morales, education director for the program, noted that new traditions come with […]

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