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NHI’s historic roots as a community Social Entrepreneurship organization

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 12:41 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, From the Print Edition, NHI News

I was present for opening day at DeZavala Park in 1951. I was ten years old at the time. Esther Nieto, my mother, had been appointed the first Latina to hold the position of park director with the Houston Parks and Recreation Department. She was placed in a community popularly known as Magnolia, near the […]

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NHI announces hosts for six 2015 LDZ programs

Posted: May 20, 2015 at 4:07 pm   /   Featured, LDZ, NHI Programs

This year, the National Hispanic Institute will be hosting six different editions of its Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session — its life-changing leadership program that allows students to explore public policy and the workings of government through a dynamic and fully-immersive eight-day program. Students form their own political parties, run for offices to make […]

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