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EPISODE 1: ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO – EACH OTHER’S KEEPERS

Alejandra Y. Castillo, former CEO of the YWCA USA, noted public leader, and alumna of the CHCI Public Policy Fellowship, shares powerful lessons of compassion learned from her Dominican American upbringing in Queens, her life-long passion for learning and advocacy on behalf of women and people of color, her thoughts on business and economic development for Latinos, and how her perspective as an Afro-Latina has inspired her vision for a more just and equitable future in a multiracial American democracy.
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Episode 5: Rep. Ruben Gallego – The Right Reasons

Congressman and outgoing CHCI Chairman Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) joins this episode to talk about his life and work, including his journey to Harvard, his time in the Marines, organizing in Arizona, running for office, and how he plans to chart a bold path to positions of leadership for Latinos across the country.
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Episode 4: Marcelo Claure – That Inner Voice

On this episode of “Here to Lead,” Marco Davis sits down with Marcelo Claure, CEO of SoftBank Group International and COO of SoftBank Group Corporation, to talk about his life as a global citizen, the importance of Latino entrepreneurs, investing in education for American communities of color, and the future of business and technology in a post-pandemic world.
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Episode 3: Maria Contreras-Sweet – Latina Power

The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Obama and highly successful business executive, joins Marco Davis on “Here to Lead” to discuss the state of Latino economic advancement and how we can inspire Latinas across America to confront gender stereotypes and lead an empowered life for themselves and their community.
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Episode 2: Pedro Pizarro – Strength in Diversity

On this episode of “Here to Lead,” Marco Davis talks with Pedro Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International, one of the nation's largest electric utilities, about how his values and Latino perspective have shaped his life of service, both within the corporate world and advising government leaders, and the need for diverse leaders and a cooperative global response to solve today’s most pressing challenges, including COVID-19 and climate change.
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Episode 1: Oscar Muñoz – Proof, Not Promise

In our inaugural episode of “Here to Lead”, CHCI President & CEO and host of the podcast, Marco A. Davis is joined by businessman and Executive Chairman (and most recent CEO) of United Airlines Holdings, Inc., Oscar Muñoz to talk about his life’s journey of challenge and hard-earned success, corporate America’s responsibility to the Latino community, and ultimately his personal philosophy on leading with simple honesty and dedication.
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CHCI Announces New Advisory Council Members For 2020-2021

Washington, DC, July 27, 2020 – Today, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced its newest cohort of Advisory Council members for 2020-2021 which include Members of Congress and leaders at Fortune 500 companies and national nonprofit organizations representing an array of industries including the finance, tech, media, and labor sectors. The 40+ CHCI Advisory Council members support the organization with resources and expertise, helping to provide strategic input and guidance.
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CHCI STATEMENT ON U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION RE: DACA CASE

Washington, DC, June 18, 2020—Marco Davis, President and CEO of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), made the following statement: “We applaud the U.S. Supreme Court for its ruling that protects Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by striking down the President’s 2017 effort to end it. In a vote…

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CHCI To Host All Virtual Leadership Conference And 43rd Annual Awards Gala In September

Washington, DC, June 3, 2020 – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will host its Leadership Conference on September 14-18 and 43rd Annual Awards Gala on September 21 in an all virtual setting.  In consideration of the pandemic, the nation’s premier Washington-based Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization will offer its signature events that traditionally kick off Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, DC via interactive programs, discussions and special events online.
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