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Periko y Jessi, the DishLATINO team, and NHI's Zachary Gonzalez at Fox 7's studios

Periko & Jessi Leon declare Celebración full of “incredible energy”

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs, NHI Sponsors

One of the highlights of this year’s Celebración event was the appearance by Periko & Jessi Leon, the Latin Grammy-nominated musicians who performed at the Homecoming barbecue at National Hispanic Institute headquarters, met with students during the program, and infused excitement and music into a weekend already bristling with energy and ideation. “It was great […]

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Celebración finalists “moving NHI forward 10 years” with video presentations

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 3:54 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs

NHI founder and president Ernesto Nieto had high praise for this year’s Celebración finalists — at the conclusion of this year’s first-of-its-kind competition at the San Marcos Conference Center in San Marcos, Texas, he said the competitors displayed vision and talent that is “moving NHI forward 10 years.” For the first time ever, this year’s Celebración […]

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The Future of Latinos in Politics Panel, part of the Nieto-de Leon lecture series, at Celebracion 2017

Celebracion 2017 panel explores future of Latinos in politics

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:20 am   /   Celebración

NHI alumni, brought together to talk about the future of Latinos in politics, spoke for 2 1/2 hours for an ambitious, successful Saturday morning panel serving as a highlight of Celebracion 2017. The panel, under the Nieto-de Leon Lecture Series banner, brought together former, current, and aspiring elected officials along with doctors and doctoral students […]

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