AMERICA FERRERA AND SYLVIA MENDEZ TO RECEIVE THE MEDALLION AWARD AT THE CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE (CHCI) 44TH ANNUAL AWARDS GALA
Washington, DC – August 09, 2021 - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) has announced…
In an effort to guarantee Latino youth across the country benefit from access to one another’s educational opportunities and leadership programs, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) announced a partnership to ensure deserving students have the knowledge and resources to assist them to obtain scholarships and support services.The partnership will include cross-promotion and marketing of opportunities such as CHCI’s R2L NextGen, internship and fellowship programs, as well as HSF scholarships and programs such as College Camp, College 101 and the Youth Leadership Institute. Both organizations will also collaborate on networking and career development events for students, alumni of their programs, and other young professionals.
“Now is the time for organizations and leaders in the Latino community to work together to increase awareness of the opportunities for empowerment available to students and young professionals,” said Domenika Lynch, President and CEO of CHCI. “The Hispanic Scholarship Fund serves as a leading institution providing educational opportunities for Latino families and I am proud to partner with them to further our reach and deepen our impact.”
“We are proud to partner with CHCI,” said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO of HSF. “CHCI is an organization that plays a critical role in developing leaders for our country and we are excited about working together to expand the impact of our work.”
CHCI is a Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,600 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, scholar-intern programs, and more. The CHCI Board of Directors is comprised of Hispanic members of Congress, nonprofit, union and corporate leaders. Visit http://www.chci.org, or join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. HSF strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can. HSF also seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $500 million in scholarships and provides a range of programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net.