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McAllen March for Our Lives Students

NHI alumna leads March for Our Lives in McAllen

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 1:42 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

On the anniversary of the Columbine shooting — and in salute to students who are making their voices heard in rallies across the nation today — we’re featuring this article by Valeria Arguelles (Class of 2019, International Baccalaureate at Lamar Academy in McAllen; 2016 Texas Great Debate, 2017 National LDZ, and Mock Trial Director for NHI […]

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Xochitl Torres Small

NHI to Congress: Xochitl Torres Small seeks to represent New Mexico’s 2nd District

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Xochitl Torres Small’s interest in following politics harkens back in part to her National Hispanic Institute involvement in the early 2000s. Throughout her career—including her current role as a water attorney—politics has played a central role in the work she’s done to better her community. And when longtime Congressman Steve Pearce announced he wouldn’t return […]

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NHI to Congress update: Levario continues to general election, Rodriguez finishes fifth in primary

Posted: March 12, 2018 at 5:39 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

This past Tuesday, two of the three National Hispanic Institute alumni running for United States Congress seats—Dallas’s George Rodriguez and Lubbock’s Miguel Levario—got to the primary elections determining their futures in the race. George Rodriguez, running in the highly competitive 32nd District in Texas, finished fifth in a crowded Democratic primary field, winning nearly eight […]

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