Jan 13, 2017
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.
Jan 12, 2017
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!
Jan 9, 2017
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.
Dec 28, 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.
Dec 12, 2016
At the beginning of every Congress, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) honors newly elected and re-elected Hispanic members of Congress with a swearing-in ceremony and reception. The incoming 115th Congress will feature 34 Hispanic members serving in the House and 4 in the Senate, including Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, who will become the first Latina to serve in the United States Senate.
Dec 8, 2016
This past week, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) honored Congressman Rubén Hinojosa at our Farewell Ceremony as he will retire from Congress at the end of his term. For decades, Rep. Hinojosa has been a champion for the underserved, using his knowledge on various issues to help create a more equal and just society for his constituents and for all Americans. One of the areas where Rep. Hinojosa’s passion for service has left an indelible mark is education.
Nov 30, 2016
Don't miss your chance to be considered for CHCI's nationally acclaimed fellowship programs.
Nov 29, 2016
Now that you’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving with your loved ones and found those great gift deals for the holiday season, consider sharing your gratitude with the CHCI Alumni Association today, #GivingTuesday.
Nov 24, 2016
As we prepare to join our loved ones around the dinner table, we give thanks for our many gifts—our freedom, the opportunities for achievement, and your continued commitment to the CHCI mission of Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders.
Nov 18, 2016
On November 16, CHCI said farewell to its Fall 2016 Congressional Interns. The reception was kicked-off by Shell representative, Patricia Tamez, who welcomed the guest to their offices and emphasized their commitment to investing on young Latino talent. CHCI President & CEO, Domenika Lynch also provided some encouraging words of wisdom to the nine CHCI graduates, as they prepare to leave D.C. to become leaders in their own community.
Nov 17, 2016
Now, more than ever, our community and nation are in need of inclusive and diverse leadership. You can help build the talent pipeline our country needs by making a contribution to the CHCI Alumni Association on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016.
Nov 10, 2016
We left our countries of origin because we want a better quality of life for our families, friends and neighbors. We strive to create a just, caring and empathetic America. Our purpose is to shape our own future and to express ourselves freely while embracing our diverse identities. As a veteran who served to protect our freedoms, an immigrant who came to this country because of its unique promise of prosperity for those who work hard, and a bilingual woman who is ready to lead and serve the community with love, I am proud of my intersectionalities.
Nov 10, 2016
Now, more than ever, Latinos in the United States need to maintain unity where it matters most; in educating our youth and developing future leaders. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has spent nearly 40 years tirelessly working to develop educational opportunities for Latino youth to provide them with a pathway to success. We can assure you, we will not stop now.
Nov 3, 2016
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and Voto Latino have partnered to promote voter registration and turnout among Latinos this election season.
Oct 20, 2016
CHCI is accepting applications for its 2017 leadership development programs. For nearly 40 years, CHCI has established itself as the best in leadership development, forging a critical role to Educate, Empower, and Connect our nation’s future Latino leaders.
Oct 6, 2016
For more than 25 years, the VE Y VOTA hotline has served as a non-partisan voter information and voter protection hotline designed to provide Latino voters with an objective and direct source of information on elections.
Sep 19, 2016
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, CHCI and Voto Latino have partnered to promote voter registration and turnout among Latinos this election season. Please visit the CHCI Votes website and become a civic organizer by learning how to get you and your community registered through VoterPal. You can also sign up for regular alerts or apply for an absentee ballot.
Sep 15, 2016
CHCI’S 39th Annual Awards Gala brought together more than 2,000 guests, including the largest and most prestigious gathering of leaders, to celebrate the many achievements of the Latino community.