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Entrepreneurs gather at CHCI's 2017 Leadership Conference

Sep 7, 2017

Jackie Hernandez, First Latina YouTuber To Self-Fund Her Cosmetics Company, Joins the Hon. Nydia M. Velázquez at CHCI’s 2017 Leadership Conference To Talk Entrepreneurship

Twenty One Congressional Attendees Confirm for CHCI’s 2017 Leadership Conference

Twenty One Congressional Attendees Confirm for CHCI’s 2017 Leadership Conference

Aug 2, 2017

Look Who’s Coming! Twenty One Congressional Attendees Confirm for CHCI’s 2017 Leadership Conference

Congratulations Susan Santana-CHCI's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Congratulations Susan Santana-CHCI's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Aug 2, 2017

CHCI and the CHCI Alumni Association would like to congratulate Susan Santana for winning the Medallion of Excellence for a Distinguished Alumnus.

Announcing Bank of America as Presenting Sponsor  for CHCI's 40th Anniversary Awards Gala

Announcing Bank of America as Presenting Sponsor for CHCI's 40th Anniversary Awards Gala

Jul 31, 2017

CHCI announced today that Bank of America—one of the world's leading financial institutions—will serve as Presenting Sponsor of the 40th Anniversary Gala!

CHCI Offers Leadership Conference Discounts for Students and CHCI Partners!

CHCI Offers Leadership Conference Discounts for Students and CHCI Partners!

Jul 31, 2017

Exciting news for CHCI's Partners and students! We're offering special discounts to all students, young professionals, student organizations, and partners to attend CHCI's 2017 Leadership Conference.

Announcing CHCI's 2017 Leadership Conference Plenary Sessions

Announcing CHCI's 2017 Leadership Conference Plenary Sessions

Jul 31, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Leadership Conference Plenary Sessions! Join Us on September 11-12 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center!

Internationally Renowned, Award-winning Author Sandra Cisneros to Receive Chair’s Award

Internationally Renowned, Award-winning Author Sandra Cisneros to Receive Chair’s Award

Jul 19, 2017

Join CHCI as we honor internationally-renowned, award-winning author Sandra Cisneros with the Chair's Award on September 13.

CHCI Launches Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) Events Microsite

CHCI Launches Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) Events Microsite

Jul 10, 2017

CHCI Launched Its HHM Site! Explore CHCI's Hispanic Heritage Month Events on CHCI2017HHM.org.

CHCI Announces its 2017 Medallion of Excellence Honorees

CHCI Announces its 2017 Medallion of Excellence Honorees

Jul 7, 2017

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and its Chair Congressman Joaquín Castro announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda and Cástulo de la Rocha will each receive a CHCI Medallion of Excellence award at the upcoming CHCI 40th Anniversary Awards Gala in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, September 13.

CHCI Alumna, Bertha Guerrero, named Chief of Staff

CHCI Alumna, Bertha Guerrero, named Chief of Staff

Jul 7, 2017

CHCI Alumna, Bertha Guerrero has been named Chief of Staff for incoming CHC member Congressman-elect Jimmy Gomez.

CHCI Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

CHCI Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

Jul 5, 2017

On June 21st, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute held an exclusive Capitol Hill Policy Briefing that explored the use of predictive analytics in higher education to increase student success, boost retention rates, and allocate resources efficiently.

CHCI and LCLD Hold Reception to Honor Alumni

CHCI and LCLD Hold Reception to Honor Alumni

Jul 5, 2017

On June 21, 2017, CHCI and the Latino Center for Leadership Development (LCLD) held a fireside chat and reception to honor alumni of both programs and and emphasize the important of getting more Latinos in public office.

Mark Your Calendars: CHCI's 2018 Leadership Programs Open TODAY

Mark Your Calendars: CHCI's 2018 Leadership Programs Open TODAY

Jul 5, 2017

Don't miss your chance to be considered for CHCI's nationally acclaimed leadership development programs. CHCI is now accepting applications for its 2018 leadership development programs. For nearly 40 years, CHCI has asserted itself as the best in leadership development, forging a critical role to Educate, Empower, and Connect our nation’s future Latino leaders.

CHCI, CBCF, and APAICS Host Tri-Caucus Reception for Summer Congressional Interns

CHCI, CBCF, and APAICS Host Tri-Caucus Reception for Summer Congressional Interns

Jun 30, 2017

On June 15, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies hosted a Capitol Hill Tri-Caucus welcome reception for the newly arrived 2017 summer congressional interns.

CHCI Welcomes 29 Congressional Summer Interns to Washington, D.C.

CHCI Welcomes 29 Congressional Summer Interns to Washington, D.C.

Jun 29, 2017

Earlier this month, CHCI welcomed its 2017 Summer Congressional Internship class. Twenty-nine undergraduate students traveled from 16 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to take part in the nationally recognized CHCI Congressional Internship Program (CIP).

CHCI Announces Student Rates for 2017 Leadership Conference

CHCI Announces Student Rates for 2017 Leadership Conference

Jun 26, 2017

CHCI Announces Student Rates for 2017 Leadership Conference.

CHCI Welcomes its Newest Alumni: Congratulations 2016-2017 Public Policy and Graduate Fellows!

CHCI Welcomes its Newest Alumni: Congratulations 2016-2017 Public Policy and Graduate Fellows!

Jun 26, 2017

On May 24, CHCI celebrated the 2016-17 Public Policy and Graduate Fellowship Graduation Ceremony and honored 20 program participants. These future Latino leaders participated in a culminating celebration of their nine-month experience engaging in public policy and leadership development in our nation’s capitol

CHCI Honors Norman Lear with its Inaugural Pioneer Award

CHCI Honors Norman Lear with its Inaugural Pioneer Award

Jun 12, 2017

On Friday, June 2nd, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) awarded its inaugural “Pioneer Award” to television trailblazer Norman Lear at the City Club in downtown Los Angeles recognizing his commitment and contributions to diversity and inclusion in American television.

My Journey to Harvard: My Parents' Sacrifice

My Journey to Harvard: My Parents' Sacrifice

May 10, 2017

In a blog post titled ‘My Journey to Harvard: My Parent’s Sacrifice,’ CHCI Fellow David Perez reflects on the profound ways his parents have influenced his life and values. He attributes his accomplishments to his parents.

Brenda Ayon Verduzco: Latina. Lawyer. DREAMer.

Brenda Ayon Verduzco: Latina. Lawyer. DREAMer.

May 10, 2017

CHCI Graduate Fellow, Brenda Ayon Verduzco reflects about her journey to becoming a latina in the field of law, passing the bar, and what it all means to her.