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Two NHI alumni elected to Congressional seats

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 1:49 pm   /   NHI News

The National Hispanic Institute officially reached a new first in its nearly 40 years of developing Latino leaders, with the election of two NHI alumni to U.S. Congress this week. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, won a landslide victory in New York’s 14th District, winning 78 percent of the vote in […]

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2018 NHI Award Winners at this year's Celebracion event.

NHI announces 2018 award winners at Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute officially honored its 2018 class of award winners tonight at Celebracion 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. The honors included the presentation of a Hall of Fame Award — NHI’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who make a lasting contribution to the organization, typically measured in decades rather than years. Alvaro Maldonado, […]

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Periko y Jessi Leon speak at Celebracion 2018.

Periko y Jessi Leon return to Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:29 am   /   Celebración

Periko y Jessi Leon, the Latin Grammy-nominated artist who first connected with the National Hispanic Institute through their song “Somos Latinos,” returned to Celebración 2018 on Friday. They spoke with students in the morning about their triumphs and challenges as independent artists, and performed for them in the evening. Periko y Jessi were part of […]

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