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Happy Valentine’s Day from the CHCI Family!

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. Both graduates of CHCI’s Public Policy Fellowship Program, Cristela and Jazmin first met when Jazmin began her fellowship in 2015. Now as CHCI Alumni, they both…

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CHCI Welcomes the Arrival of its Spring 2017 Congressional Interns

On February 6, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) welcomed the arrival of the 2017 Spring Congressional Interns to Washington, D.C. Twenty young Latino leaders traveled from 10 states to take part in CHCI’s nationally recognized Leadership Programs, representing eight different Hispanic ethnic backgrounds, and 18 academic institutions. CHCI prides itself in…

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CHCI Announces New Board Members and Officers

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. “I am honored to serve as CHCI’s Chair and am excited to work alongside…

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CHCI Mourns the Passing of Congressman Robert Garcia

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. “I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Congressman Bob Garcia, and I extend my condolences to his loved ones," said CHCI…

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CHCI Pens Must-Read Op-Ed About Young Immigrants and DACA

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…

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Thank You for Attending the CHCI 2017 Swearing In Ceremony

Click here to see the event album! 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…

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CHCI President & CEO Domenika Lynch Reflects on 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…

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