Washington D.C. – July 7, 2021 — The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced the…
CHCI is proud to highlight four of its recent alumni featured as contributing authors in Volume 28 of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP). The contributions were researched, written and presented during their CHCI graduate fellowships and cover the topics of higher education, affordable housing, economic policy and the environment.
Founded in 1985, HJHP is HKS’s oldest student-run journal and one of the premier publications in the nation focused on public policy issues that impact Latina and Latino communities in the United States and Puerto Rico.
CHCI’s featured submissions:
Agua es Vida: The Invisibility of the Latino Population in Drought Assistance and Innovation by CHCI-Shell STEM Graduate Fellow Alesandra Nájera (Commentary)
Examining Promise Zones: Prioritizing Affordable Housing During Revitalization by CHCI Housing Graduate Fellow Cheye-Ann Corona (Featured Article)
The Earned Income Tax Credit Conundrum: The Unintended Exclusion of Latina/o Children by CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Law Graduate Fellow Israel Nery (Featured Article)
College Knowledge as Cultural Capital: Reshaping Parental Involvement to Increase College Attainment by CHCI Secondary Education Graduate Fellow Braulio Salas (Featured Article)
CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. The paid, nine-month fellowship provides young leaders with valuable work experience, access to a powerful Latino network, and a chance to showcase their public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.