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NHI Person of the Year winners help Texas through winter storms

Posted: February 21, 2021 at 9:12 am   /   Featured, Media Coverage, NHI Award Winners

Texas just went through an unprecedented week due to a winter storm that left many in the state without power, water, or both in freezing conditions. But two leaders who won NHI Person of the Year honors — Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — stepped up to help Texans through the crisis. […]

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A conversation with NHI alumna Lina Hidalgo

Posted: January 11, 2021 at 7:39 am   /   Featured, NHI Award Winners

On December 31, 2020—following in tradition established over the past few years—NHI named its Person of the Year. While you can read about Lina Hidalgo and her accomplishments in what we published then, we had the opportunity to interview her on January 8. We present excerpts from that interview here. This was obviously a challenging […]

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2020 NHI Person of the Year: Lina Hidalgo

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute is closing out a very challenging 2020 by naming Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, as its 2020 NHI Person of the Year.  NHI annually bestows the award on someone who exemplifies NHI’s principles in providing community leadership, and considers issues that have been important throughout the year. Hidalgo, as Harris County […]

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