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CHCI CEO featured on Latino Magazine

Fostering the#Heretolead Generation The challenges our country faces—Latino and immigrant communities in particular—are too complex and convoluted for any one group to tackle alone. Our nation now more than ever needs leadership and perspective that mirrors our increasingly diverse population and nuanced realities faced by all. Since 1978, the Congressional…

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A Legal Limbo by Luis Epstein

Kim had to hide her books. She kept them on the roof of her home in Monrovia, Liberia, out of her abusive half sister’s sight. At six years old, Kim left the coastal town of Lexington, where she had lived with her parents and 16 siblings, to move in with…

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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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2017 CHCI-SHRM Scholar-Interns Share Their Experiences

During summer 2017, four promising scholar-interns completed internships in the human resources departments of SHRM-member organizations across the country, as part of the CHCI-SHRM Scholar Intern program. Each of the interns wrote a blog post about their experience and what they learned during the program. Now that they've completed their internships,…

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Donate to Help Communities Recover and Rebuild.

Over the last few weeks, millions of people have been devastated by natural disasters and are in dire need of basic necessities like food, water, shelter and medical supplies. We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico, Florida, Texas, and Mexico and channel our concerns into…

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Entrepreneurs gather at CHCI’s 2017 Leadership Conference

A former undocumented immigrant, Jackie Hernandez lived in the shadows working as a busgirl and cleaned bathrooms only to overcome the many obstacles facing her daily to learn and grow to be an excellent mother and wife, achieve YouTube and internet stardom with over 4 million followers (and growing), and now embarking…

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Congratulations Susan Santana-CHCI’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

CHCI and its Alumni Association (CHCI-AA) are proud to announce CHCI Alumna Susan Santana (1995-1996 Public Policy Fellow) will receive the 2017 Medallion of Excellence for a Distinguished Alumnus during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month events in Washington, D.C. The CHCI Alumni Association selected Susan in recognition of her tireless advocacy of CHCI, her willingness to…

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