Success Stories Abound for Young Latinos in Washington
For more than 20 years, CHCI's fellowship program has opened the doors of opportunity for aspiring young Latinos to secure exciting and important positions in Washington, D.C. The class of 2008-2009 is no different with several fellows recently landing jobs working in Congress, and several others certain to secure employment soon.
CHCI Fellows Secure Positions Working in Congress
Tonantzin Mitre -- Office of Senator Robert Menendez (NJ)
Lorenzo Olvera -- Office of Xavier Becerra (CA-31), Democratic Caucus Vice Chair
Belen Plasencia -- Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Evelyn Rodriguez -- Office of Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (IL-4)
Maria Urbina -- Office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV)
To read more about these dynamic fellows, please click here.
CHCI Alumni Make Their Mark on New Administration
CHCI Alumni also continue to climb the ladder in securing high profile positions within the White House and the new administration.
Gabriella Gomez -- designated Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs at the Department of Education by the Obama Administration (photo)
Noerena Limon -- Office of Presidential Personnel, The White House
Lizet Ocampo -- Office of Legislative Affairs, The White House
Stephanie Valencia -- Office of Public Liaison and Intergovernmental Affairs, The White House
Yasmin Yaver -- Office of Governmental Affairs at the Department of Transportation
To read more about these outstanding alumni, please click here.
You Can Help the Next Generation Become a Success Story
CHCI's online applicant system continues to prove that there is a tremendous need for financial resources and professional development opportunities for the Latino community. Over the past two program cycles, CHCI has received nearly 20,000 unique applications for CHCI student programs.
Please click here to donate now so that more students have the ability to finance their higher education and become the next generation of Latino leaders and success stories at CHCI.