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Two NHI alumni elected to Congressional seats

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 1:49 pm   /   NHI News

The National Hispanic Institute officially reached a new first in its nearly 40 years of developing Latino leaders, with the election of two NHI alumni to U.S. Congress this week. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, won a landslide victory in New York’s 14th District, winning 78 percent of the vote in […]

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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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, campaigning in New York City, talking to a man and a woman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Transforming the DNA of Congressional Battles

Posted: May 31, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Alumni, From the Print Edition

For the upcoming issue of the annual print edition of NHI Magazine, Valeria Escobar interviewed New York City native, Congressional candidate, 2017 NHI Person of the Year, and 2018 Northeast CWS co-Education Director Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. An excerpted version of this interview will appear in the magazine, but we thought this valuable enough to share the […]

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