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NHI’s historic roots as a community Social Entrepreneurship organization

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 12:41 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, From the Print Edition, NHI News

I was present for opening day at DeZavala Park in 1951. I was ten years old at the time. Esther Nieto, my mother, had been appointed the first Latina to hold the position of park director with the Houston Parks and Recreation Department. She was placed in a community popularly known as Magnolia, near the […]

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