Feb 16, 2017
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) congratulates former Chair, the Honorable Charlez A. Gonzales and current Vice Chair Cristina Antelo, who will be recognized during the 35th Annual USHLI National Conference for their outstanding service to the Latino community.
Feb 13, 2017
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and its Alumni Association (CHCI-AA) are excited to recognize CHCI Alumni couple Cristela Solorio Ruiz and Jazmin Garcia.
Feb 6, 2017
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) congratulates Board Member and longtime CHCI patron Rudy Beserra on his new role as the 42nd Chairman of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce! Rudy Beserra has formed an integral part of CHCI’s history since it was founded in 1978 and we are excited to see his energy and commitment as he leads the Albuquerque Hispanic business community.
Feb 3, 2017
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) today announced the new members of its Board of Directors and Advisory Council, as well as the full slate of officers for 2017-2018. Congressman Joaquin Castro will assume the role of CHCI’s new Chair.
Jan 26, 2017
It is with a heavy heart that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) says farewell to former New York Congressman and CHCI co-founder, Congressman Robert Garcia.
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
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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.