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Ready to Lead (R2L)

Ready to Lead (R2L)

CHCI’s high school college-readiness program provides educational and information resources to Latino high school students and their parents to empower and motivate families with the belief that college is attainable.

R2l NextGen

R2l NextGen

The R2L NextGen program is a week-long Washington, D.C. experience, sponsored by State Farm and held in partnership with the Close Up Foundation. CHCI brings students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grade to Washington, D.C.

Scholarships

Scholarships

CHCI’s Scholarship Program supports Latino students in community college, four-year programs, and graduate school. Scholarships are awarded for two or four years, based on the student’s program of study, and provide critical financial assistance that help keep students in school and boost the Latino college graduation rate.

Congressional Internships

Congressional Internships

The CHCI Congressional Internship Program provides Latino college students with work placement on Capitol Hill four days a week, where they gain substantive work and networking experience. Interns also participate in once-a-week educational programs and leadership training at CHCI headquarters, where they meet with national public- and private-sector leaders and engage in national policy discussions.

Public Policy Fellowships

Public Policy Fellowships

CHCI’s Public Policy Fellowships offer a paid, nine-month fellowship and professional leadership training program for young Latinos who have completed a bachelor’s degree. Fellows work in congressional offices on Capitol Hill, corporate federal affairs offices, congressional committees and federal agencies, the White House, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, and government-related institutes.

Graduate Fellowship Program

Graduate Fellowship Program

CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. This paid, nine-month fellowship will provide you with valuable work experience, access to powerful Latino changemakers, and a chance to showcase your public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.

CHCI NextOpp

CHCI NextOpp

a powerful, easy-to-use online database for students, parents, counselors, and education providers. This new online tool allows users to search for opportunities based on their unique profile, location, and interests. The site also provides helpful reading materials to further educate users about the college-going process.