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University of St. Francis boards as NHI partner for National LDZ

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 2:25 pm   /   LDZ, NHI News

The University of St. Francis, a Catholic liberal arts college in Joliet, Illinois, nearing its centenary celebration, has become the new host of the National Hispanic Institute’s National Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session. The inaugural program will be hosted at the school on June 24 through July 1, 2018, through a partnership allowing NHI […]

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NHI founder and president Ernesto Nieto with St. Mary's University Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Dr. Rosalind Alderman and Director of Marianist Urban Students Program Bro. Richard Thompson.

NHI partners with St. Mary’s to bring Texas LDZ to San Antonio

Posted: December 14, 2017 at 6:23 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute is proud to announce it is partnering with St. Mary’s University on its longest-running leadership program for top-performing Latino high school students. The Texas Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (better known to alumni and supporters as the Texas LDZ) will be hosted at St. Mary’s from July 15-22, 2018 for […]

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2017 Texas LDZ students at Texas House Chambers

Texas LDZ brings more than 200 to Austin for remarkable week

Posted: July 28, 2017 at 10:52 am   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

More than 200 students — most of them from Texas — converged on Austin for the 2017 edition of the Texas LDZ (Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session) last week. Four students garnered enough support for their bills to see them passed. Kenia Escobar (Saint Joseph Academy, Brownsville, Texas) wrote a resolution to create learning […]

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