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Applications Are Now Open for CHCI’s R2L NextGen Program!

Deadline: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.

R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for high school students currently in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. CHCI will bring 40-50 Latino high school students to D.C. to learn about how the Federal Government works, meet key leaders, visit historic sites and develop a deeper understanding of how they can affect positive change in their communities and their nation– ALL EXPENSES PAID!.

The program, which will take place July 10-July 15, 2016, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.

Students who wish to apply must:

  • Be a current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student
  • Demonstrate interest in learning more about civic engagement
  • Reside in one of the following geographic regions identified for eligibility, including: Atlanta • Central Valley of California • Dallas/Fort Worth • Phoenix • Puerto Rico• South Florida • Southern California • and the Washington, D.C. area.

Detailed eligibility requirements can be found here.

Applications are now available online and must be submitted by Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.

Click here to start your application now! To learn more, visit