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Ernesto Nieto receives HABLA award for contributions to Austin’s Latino community

Posted: October 17, 2022 at 4:33 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, NHI News

National Hispanic Institute founder and president Ernesto Nieto was honored by an Austin Latino organization on Thursday, Oct. 13 for his lifelong contributions to the community. “It was indeed our pleasure and honor to recognize Ernesto for his decades of outstanding leadership and impact,” said Paul Saldaña of Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin (HABLA), which […]

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Ernesto Nieto: Reflections on Turning 80 (and NHI)

Posted: October 6, 2020 at 7:52 am   /   Ernesto Nieto

On the occasion of Ernesto Nieto’s 80th birthday today, we asked him a few questions to document the day. Here are some excerpts from the conversation.  You’ve now spent more than half of a long life now leading NHI; what has surprised you most about the journey?  How happy it’s made me, how purposeful I […]

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LDZ: A Legacy of Preparing Students for Success

Posted: September 25, 2020 at 1:21 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, LDZ, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute is in the midst of preparing an online version of its Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session for 2021, to be offered along with classic in-person versions of the program. As NHI embarks on this exciting new phase of creating digital programming for students, it’s gotten us to reflect on how […]

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