2013 Graduate Fellows White Papers
On April 15, the eight 2012-2013 CHCI Graduate Fellows moderated their respective public policy summit discussions on insightful and timely issues affecting the Latino community and the nation. This year, the areas of focus included—education, health, housing, law, or STEM. The summits where held on Capitol Hill, and were attended by members of Congress, Congressional staffers, public policy experts, national leaders, media and other industry leaders. The 2013 Young Latino Leaders Summit Series was the culmination of nine months of training in becoming better versed in the public policy formulation process.
2012-2013 Graduate Fellows White Papers
Law: "Tolerance in Schools for Latino Students: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline"
By Jennifer Castillo
Housing: "Preventing Wealth Destruction: Protecting Latino Homeownership through Qualified Mortgages"
By Alma Acosta
Health: "The Farm Bill: An Opportunity to Address Latino Childhood Hunger through Public-Private Partnerships"
By Aurelia De La Rosa Aceves
Higher Education: "Latinos & The Pell Grant: Reassessing Policy Impact and Efficacy for the Next Generation of Latino Students"
By Jose L. Plaza
Secondary Education: “Leading the Future: Rethinking Principal Preparation and Accountability Frameworks”
By Nicolas Perilla