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Armando J. Rodríguez

Mr. Armando J. Rodríguez is the President & CEO of Grupo HIMA•San Pablo, he has served in this role since February of 2018. Before his current position he served as Executive Vice President for 14 years. Mr. Rodríguez has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare, including leadership in…

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Michele Bobadilla, Jorge Ramos to be awarded Medallion of Excellence

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute will recognize journalist Jorge Ramos and educator Michele Bobadilla at the organization’s 41st Annual Awards Gala. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will honor longtime, decorated Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and Michele Bobadilla, University of Texas Arlington Senior Associate Vice President for Outreach Services &…

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Welcome to the VLI: A New Tool for Tomorrow’s Latino Leaders

I believe that the American Dream is accomplished when we work together and learn from each other. It is about carrying our parents' and grandparents' words of encouragement with us and remembering the countless sacrifices they made to get us closer to our goals. More importantly, it is not only…

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CHCI Welcomes New Board Members

Welcome to our Newest Board Members! The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) proudly welcomes Peter R. Villegas, Vice President and Head of the Office of Latin Affairs, The Coca-Cola Company, to the CHCI Board of Directors, Maria Luisa Boyce, Director of Global Public Affairs, United Parcel Service (UPS), and Martin…

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CHCI Introduces New Logo and Brand Identity

Dear CHCI Alumni and Friends, Happy 2018! The start of the new year allows us the opportunity to reset priorities, create the intention for what matters, and set the tone for what comes next. In 1978, Hispanic Members of Congress established a leadership institute that would serve as a pipeline…

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2017 Holiday Reception: Benefiting Emerging Leaders from Puerto Rico

Washington, D.C. – On December 6, 2017, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) hosted its annual Holiday Reception with a particular focus on Puerto Rico at Madison Hall in the Library of Congress. Over 200 notable guests attended, including 11 Members of Congress, CHCI supporters and concerned citizens for Puerto…

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The Gap Between What We Say and What We Do

Throughout my career I’ve had the privilege to serve in various leadership roles and one thing I always kept in mind as I approached each one is, “del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho.” It’s a Spanish-language proverb I learned when I was a young student that refers to the…

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