CHCI Participants & Obama
2016-17 Program Participants
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Our Programs

High School

High School

Get energized and excited about your future. Our high school programs will help you prepare for your next big step—college.

College

College

CHCI offers several Scholar-Intern Programs that provide not only monetary support, but hands-on experience in various fields.

Internships

Internships

Explore what it’s like to work on Capitol Hill. CHCI internships are offered year-round and will strengthen your leadership skills.

Fellowships

Fellowships

Spend nine months working in D.C., growing both personally and professionally as you propel your public policy career.

Apply Today

Apply Today

Begin your journey today by applying with CHCI. It’s the first step in developing your skills as a future Latino leader.

News and Headlines

CHCI Pens Must-Read Op-Ed About Young Immigrants and DACA

Jan 13, 2017

CHCI Pens Must-Read Op-Ed About Young Immigrants and DACA

The Inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump is only days away. With this in mind, Domenika Lynch, President and CEO of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) wrote an op-ed regarding the future of President Obama's hallmark immigration policy — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The opinion piece was published today by The Hill, a top political website.

Thank You for Attending the CHCI 2017 Swearing In Ceremony

Jan 12, 2017

Thank You for Attending the CHCI 2017 Swearing In Ceremony

On behalf of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, thank you for attending the Swearing-In Ceremony and Welcome Reception for the 115th Congress. It was a memorable, inspirational evening celebrating the largest class of Hispanic members in the most diverse Congress in the history of the United States!

CHCI Public Policy Fellow Diego Quiñones Shares His #YesWeCan Moment

Jan 9, 2017

CHCI Public Policy Fellow Diego Quiñones Shares His #YesWeCan Moment

CHCI - New York Life Public Policy Fellow, Diego Quiñones, shares his "Yes We Can" moment, when President Barack Obama called out his name from the CHCI 39th Annual Gala stage.

CHCI President & CEO Domenika Lynch Reflects on 2016

Dec 28, 2016

CHCI President & CEO Domenika Lynch Reflects on 2016

The end of the year has arrived; it is a time for reflection and recharge. For me, the last six months have felt like a whirlwind, the wind fast and furious – yet exhilarating and at times perplexing. And yet, the opportunity to lead CHCI has felt like a sacred obligation that I am honored to accept.

President Obama at CHCI's 39th Annual Awards Gala

Sec. Hillary Clinton at CHCI's 39th Annual Awards Gala

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