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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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J.D. Salinas III, Adriana Ramirez, Alex del Barrio

Nominations Now Open for 2017 NHI Awards

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm   /   Alumni, Celebración, Featured, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute has opened nominations for its 2017 awards. The winners will be honored at Celebración 2017, taking place this November 16-19 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas, just minutes from NHI headquarters. This year, NHI is considering Distinguished Alumni awards in […]

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RGV, Tip of Texas, Houston triumph at 2017 Texas Great Debate

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Featured, Great Debate, NHI Programs

The 2017 Texas Great Debate results are in, and two familiar rivals and top-performing teams — the Rio Grande Valley and Tip of Texas — finished first and second respectively, with Houston finishing in third place. Some of the winning students — particularly from the Silver Cup-winning RGV team — knew of the Texas Great […]

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