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It’s more than a dress: NHI alumna reflects on 2015 Texas Inauguration

Posted: May 26, 2015 at 8:06 am   /   Alumni

This article, part of a series from NHI alumni reflecting on their experiences, comes from 2014 Texas LDZ alumna Arianna Gomez. The incoming First Lady of Texas visited Coutures by Laura on a rainy Friday afternoon for one of the final fittings for the ensembles she was to wear for the Inauguration ceremony and Inaugural […]

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Kerr Foundation and National Hispanic Institute: Commemorating 10 years together

Posted: May 23, 2015 at 11:00 am   /   Featured, NHI News, NHI Sponsors

In 1994, the Roy G. Kerr Foundation officially launched with a very specific mission: To provide funding and support to the Latino community in Lake County over a 25-year period. A decade later, the Kerr Foundation made contact with the National Hispanic Institute, a Texas-based organization that has provided leadership education for top-performing Latino high […]

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Emilio Delgado and Sonia Manzano, NHI’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 1:19 pm   /   From the Print Edition

In the fall of 1971, a young struggling Hollywood-based Mexican-American actor named Emilio Delgado received a call from producers of a new children’s television show asking him to audition. “Since I was staring at my last unemployment check and had just spent my last 25¢ for a gallon of gas,” he recalls, “of course I […]

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