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NHI Alumni Michael Padilla lauded for school lunch law passage

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 12:46 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, Media Coverage, NHI News

As a New Mexico state senator, National Hispanic Institute Alumni Michael Padilla has put his National Hispanic Institute experience (particularly, his LDZ experience) to use. Thanks to a recent bill of his that became New Mexico law earlier this week, people around the nation (and even in other countries) have taken notice. Padilla introduced a […]

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Humberto Saenz named NHI Person of the Year

Posted: February 24, 2017 at 3:58 pm   /   Featured, NHI Award Winners

From the very beginnings of NHI, Humberto Saenz was there, and he’s been helping to shape NHI history since his first involvement with NHI 32 years ago. Now, he’s making history by become NHI’s first ever Person of the Year. The NHI Person of the Year is a new designation honoring a person in the […]

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NHI Alumna Valeria Alvarado Launches Immigrant Story Project

Posted: February 3, 2017 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, NHI News

Valeria Alvarado learned a lot from her involvement in National Hispanic Institute. From her Great Debate project administrators Carlos Paz and Sonia Lopez, when she prepared to represent Houston in the 2012 Texas Great Debate, she learned first-hand about public policy and activism, and her work with a neighborhood center and on a mayoral campaign […]

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