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The Guiding Principles of Community Social Entrepreneurship

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 5:50 pm   /   CSE, Ernesto Nieto

To better understand the idea of community social entrepreneurship, it’s best to look at how each of the three words come together to create the concept, and then examine the guiding principles that show how the concept works when applied to the real world. The word “community” infers the specific constituency where a project is vested […]

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Why We Use Immersive-Disruptive Learning

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 12:19 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

This article is by NHI president and founder Ernesto Nieto. After our first statewide Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session in 1983, we started to receive personal notes, letters, and even telephone calls from parents wanting to know what we done to their children in a matter of eight days being with us. Almost always, […]

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From the President’s Desk: Thirty-Six Years of Investment In Leadership

Posted: February 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

Leadership training is undoubtedly crucial in the development of young people, and it’s particularly important in high school. And yet, this aspect of student development is often neglected. Schools focus attention on test scores and college readiness, leaving what little leadership training they might invest in to motivational speakers who associate personal success with how […]

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