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CHCI and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Announce Partnership to Ensure Latino Youth Benefit from Programs and Scholarships

Feb 27, 2017

CHCI and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Announce Partnership to Ensure Latino Youth Benefit from Programs and Scholarships

In an effort to guarantee Latino youth across the country benefit from access to one another’s educational opportunities and leadership programs, CHCI and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund announced a partnership to ensure deserving students have the knowledge and resources to assist them to obtain scholarships and support services.

CHCI: A Path to a Rewarding and Deeply Personal Career

Feb 22, 2017

CHCI: A Path to a Rewarding and Deeply Personal Career

The morning we arrived at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Newark, New Jersey, the line stretched around the block. I was 11 years old, the son of Cuban immigrants and the grandson of a former political prisoner who had sought refuge in the United States—part of the first generation of my family born in this country. Despite my young age, out of a sense of duty motivated by my passion for American history and civics, I had made it my mission to help my elderly grandparents prepare for their citizenship exam. That morning, I accompanied my grandparents to their exam and remember anxiously awaiting the results. After what seemed like an eternity, my grandparents emerged triumphantly; big smiles across their faces. Later that afternoon, as I watched my grandparents sworn in as American citizens, I felt an overwhelming sense of pride and accomplishment.

Former CHCI Chair Charles A. Gonzalez and CHCI Vice Chair Cristina Antelo Were Honored at the USHLI National Conference

Feb 16, 2017

Former CHCI Chair Charles A. Gonzalez and CHCI Vice Chair Cristina Antelo Were Honored at the USHLI National Conference

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) congratulates former Chair, the Honorable Charlez A. Gonzales and current Vice Chair Cristina Antelo, who were recognized during the 35th Annual USHLI National Conference for their outstanding service to the Latino community.

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Alumni Stories

Marvin Figueroa

Marvin Figueroa

2008-09 Secondary Education Graduate Fellow

Mildred Otero

Mildred Otero

2003-04 Graduate Public Policy Fellow

Arnoldo Avalos

Arnoldo Avalos

1989 Congressional Intern

Alejandra Ceja

Alejandra Ceja

1996-97 Graduate Public Policy Fellow