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Valeria Escobar with other CWS students

NHI’s first Fort Worth coach wins scholarship to Columbia

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI News

Valeria Escobar, a high school senior at Uplift Summit International Prep in Arlington—and a pioneer in the National Hispanic Institute’s burgeoning Fort Worth program—is headed to Columbia University in the fall, supported by a scholarship and ready to pursue an intriguing slate of studies. Her very first NHI experience—in the 2015 Texas Great Debate at […]

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NHI in NYC

If we can make it there: NHI recruits NYC

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 3:22 pm   /   Featured, NHI Programs

The upcoming slate of 2018 summer programs for the National Hispanic Institute is likely to include more students from the New York City metro area, thanks to Zachary Gonzalez’s efforts over the last month. Gonzalez, NHI’s Assistant Vice President, has spearheaded NHI’s efforts to prioritize recruiting within NYC, as well as into New Jersey and […]

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George Rodriguez, Miguel Levario, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NHI Congressional Candidates

Three NHI Alumni to run for Congress in 2018

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm   /   Alumni, Featured

The National Hispanic Institute has been teaching high school students for years to become leaders—without necessarily being about political leadership. The Great Debate encourages students to become better public speakers, and the Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) program allows students to learn public policy. At the LDZ, students go as far as to participate in a […]

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