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Gabi De Simone, NHI alumna and new Villanova student

Gabi De Simone: An #NHIDecisionDay story

Posted: May 1, 2019 at 9:55 am   /   Alumni, NHI Decision Day

Gabi De Simone’s NHI journey started at Villanova University, when she attended the 2015 Northeast Great Debate program, bonded with new friends, and tapped into her public speaking abilities. It’s fitting, then, that she’ll continue her leadership journey (and announce it officially on Friday as part of #NHIDecisionDay celebrations) at the very school where it […]

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Carlos Paz, Jr. with NHI Board Chair Michelle Saenz Rodriguez at the 2015 NHI Alumni Award Ceremony

Carlos Paz, Jr. named 2018 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2018 at 11:55 pm   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners, NHI News

Carlos Paz, Jr., whose involvement with the National Hispanic Institute spans nearly 20 years — and who just started in a new role with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, after a successful two years with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus — has been named 2018 NHI Person of the Year by NHI Founder and President Ernesto […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at Bronx rally for Congressional race

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stuns nation, embodies NHI with primary victory

Posted: June 26, 2018 at 11:06 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the last of the four National Hispanic Institute candidates for Congress to go into a primary election, won a landslide victory over her better-known, much-better-funded, 10-term incumbent opponent — Rep. Joe Crowley — in New York’s 14th District tonight. With 98 percent of the vote in, Ocasio-Cortez held a 15,897 to 11,761 lead, maintaining […]

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