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Don't Miss the Final Installment of the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles

Don't Miss the Final Installment of the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles

Dec 18, 2015

CHCI and the PepsiCo Foundation have partnered to present the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles. This three-part documentary series features the fellowship experience through the eyes of the 2014-15 CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Public Policy Fellows, Sarah Diaz and Rafael Hurtado.

Apply Now for the 2016 CHCI Summer Congressional Internship Program

Dec 15, 2015

Watch Episode One of the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles Series

Watch Episode One of the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles Series

Dec 11, 2015

CHCI and the PepsiCo Foundation have partnered to present the CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Fellowship Chronicles. This three-part documentary series features the fellowship experience through the eyes of the 2014-15 CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Public Policy Fellows, Sarah Diaz and Rafael Hurtado.

Don't Miss Your Chance to Be Considered for CHCI's Nationally Acclaimed Graduate Fellowship Program

Don't Miss Your Chance to Be Considered for CHCI's Nationally Acclaimed Graduate Fellowship Program

Dec 10, 2015

CHCI is offering exceptional Latino college and post-graduates from across the country unparalleled exposure to professional experiences in a vast array of public policy arenas while participating in CHCI’s nationally acclaimed leadership development training program.

CHCI Leads the Way in Promoting Diversity on Capitol Hill

CHCI Leads the Way in Promoting Diversity on Capitol Hill

Dec 9, 2015

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report highlighting the lack of diversity in the U.S. Senate workforce, particularly at the senior level. The report finds that Latinos make up over 16 percent of the U.S. population but only 2.1 percent of top Senate staffers.

CHCI Presidential Candidates Session

CHCI Presidential Candidates Session

Nov 19, 2015

CHCI invited the 2016 presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, Governor Martin O'Malley, and Jim Gilmore to address the Latino community on the critical topics of education, jobs, the economy, healthcare, immigration, climate change, housing, and more

ICYMI: CHCI's 2015 Public Policy Conference Health Summits

ICYMI: CHCI's 2015 Public Policy Conference Health Summits

Nov 17, 2015

CHCI and the United Health Foundation hosted a special live broadcast of CHCI's health summits during the 2015 Public Policy Conference. Both summits gathered some of the nation’s top minds for critical discussions on major health policy issues affecting the Latino community and the nation.

Thank You Rep. Ruben Hinojosa for 20 Years of Service to the Latino Community

Thank You Rep. Ruben Hinojosa for 20 Years of Service to the Latino Community

Nov 16, 2015

For more than 20 years, Rep. Rubén Hinojosa has exemplified the best in public service through his tireless work on behalf of the people of Texas, the Latino community and all Americans. From healthcare to education and workforce issues, Rep. Hinojosa has advocated passionately in the best interest of the communities he represents.

Miami Students are Ready to Lead!

Miami Students are Ready to Lead!

Nov 14, 2015

CHCI’s Ready to Lead (R2L) program heated up students in Miami on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Miami Dade College, North Campus. Now in its seventh year at Miami Dade College, North Campus, CHCI hosted over 280 students representing eighteen area schools and 40 mentors for a college readiness day. The event started with students participating in the MDC North Resource Fair and having an opportunity to learn what the college has to offer for incoming students.

 Special Veterans Day Message from CHCI Intern Melfry Lopez

Special Veterans Day Message from CHCI Intern Melfry Lopez

Nov 10, 2015

In honor of the veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country, CHCI 2015 Fall Congressional Intern and former U.S. Marine Corps Infantryman, Melfry Lopez, discusses the merits of leadership, his experience as a servicemember, the impact of CHCI on his future and the raw potential of veterans seeking to re-integrate into civilian life.

Relive the Powerful Discussions of CHCI's 2015 Public Policy Conference

Relive the Powerful Discussions of CHCI's 2015 Public Policy Conference

Nov 8, 2015

CHCI’s annual Public Policy Conference assembles Latino leaders, federal and local elected officials, corporate and nonprofit leaders, and supporters to participate in timely discussions of major policy issues affecting the Latino community and the nation. Key issues include: education, STEM, economy and workforce, labor, health, immigration, and more. Check out some of the highlights from the weeks events.

CHCI Graduates 22 Next Generation Latino Leaders

CHCI Graduates 22 Next Generation Latino Leaders

Nov 5, 2015

On November 3, CHCI celebrated the 2015 Fall Congressional Internship Program Graduation Ceremony and New Alumni Reception, honoring the 22 future Latino leaders of the 2015 CHCI Fall Congressional Internship Program (CIP). Seven Members of Congress attended the ceremony at the Rayburn House Office Building in support of their respective interns, including: Reps. Alma Adams, Pete Aguilar, Tony Cárdenas, Jim Costa, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Alan Lowenthal and Mark Veasey.

CHCI Chair's Award and Medallion of Excellence Awards Presented at 38th Annual Awards Gala

CHCI Chair's Award and Medallion of Excellence Awards Presented at 38th Annual Awards Gala

Nov 3, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton co-presented the CHCI Chair’s Medallion Award to world-renowned chef José Andrés during its 38th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Chef Andrés was honored by CHCI Chair Rep. Linda T. Sánchez for his work to eradicate hunger and poverty around the globe.

La Santa Cecilia Rocks CHCI's 38th Annual Awards Gala

La Santa Cecilia Rocks CHCI's 38th Annual Awards Gala

Oct 27, 2015

Relive the magic of the 2015 Entertainment Finale and watch Grammy Award–winning band La Santa Cecilia perform at CHCI's 38th Annual Awards Gala.

 ICYMI: Presidential Contenders Share their Vision for the Future During CHCI's Presidential Candidates Session

ICYMI: Presidential Contenders Share their Vision for the Future During CHCI's Presidential Candidates Session

Oct 20, 2015

CHCI closed the last day of its Public Policy Conference with the 2015 Presidential Candidates Session. Attendees witnessed Hon. Martin O'Malley, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hon. James S. Gilmore share their views on the top issues that are driving the presidential race.

ICYMI en Espanol: Clips from CHCI’s Awards Gala and Public Policy Conference

ICYMI en Espanol: Clips from CHCI’s Awards Gala and Public Policy Conference

Oct 16, 2015

HITN’s comprehensive coverage of CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month events includes exciting coverage of the many Public Policy Conference sessions as well as a one-hour special on the Conference and Gala that aired on its network on October 11.

ICYMI: President Barack Obama Addresses the CHCI 38th Annual Awards Gala

ICYMI: President Barack Obama Addresses the CHCI 38th Annual Awards Gala

Oct 14, 2015

Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the largest Latino gathering in the country at CHCI's 38th Annual Awards Gala. Introduced by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, President Obama’s candid words captivated the more than 2,100 guests in attendance.

 Republican Presidential Candidate Jim Gilmore to Address CHCI Public Policy Conference

Republican Presidential Candidate Jim Gilmore to Address CHCI Public Policy Conference

Oct 5, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore will address the CHCI Public Policy Conference on Wednesday, October 7 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Hillary Clinton to Attend CHCI’s 38th Annual Awards Gala

Hillary Clinton to Attend CHCI’s 38th Annual Awards Gala

Oct 1, 2015

CHCI announced today that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will co-present an award at CHCI’s 38th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Take Part in CHCI's Education Luncheon

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Take Part in CHCI's Education Luncheon

Sep 30, 2015

CHCI's Chair Rep. Linda T. Sánchez and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan team up to address educational attainment for Latinos during the CHCI Public Policy Conference Education Luncheon.