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La Revolucion, first place Great Debate cohort team at the 2018 Celebracion event.

Celebracion Great Debate students step forward on NHI journey

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 8:51 am   /   Celebración, NHI Programs

The 2018 edition of the Celebración Great Debate competition involved students in discussing potential brands for the Latino community, building upon what NHI created for the prior year’s Celebración. This year, a team of Texas students — calling themselves La Revolución — emerged as winners and presented before the finals night assembly of over 500. […]

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2018 NHI Award Winners at this year's Celebracion event.

NHI announces 2018 award winners at Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute officially honored its 2018 class of award winners tonight at Celebracion 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. The honors included the presentation of a Hall of Fame Award — NHI’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who make a lasting contribution to the organization, typically measured in decades rather than years. Alvaro Maldonado, […]

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Periko y Jessi Leon speak at Celebracion 2018.

Periko y Jessi Leon return to Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:29 am   /   Celebración

Periko y Jessi Leon, the Latin Grammy-nominated artist who first connected with the National Hispanic Institute through their song “Somos Latinos,” returned to Celebración 2018 on Friday. They spoke with students in the morning about their triumphs and challenges as independent artists, and performed for them in the evening. Periko y Jessi were part of […]

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