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Welcome To The Virtual Leadership Institute

Success is about persistence. It’s about trying and failing. It’s about learning from your mistakes. And it’s about seeking help from others who’ve been through it. Think of the Virtual Leadership Institute (VLI) as a meeting place where you’ll have access to resources that’ll help you get to where you want to be. Whether you have questions about college or graduate school, internships or networking, or whether you need help choosing and starting your career, the VLI is here to help you build the foundation you need to succeed. It’s what we call the Infrastructure of Opportunity. Your success is important to us because you are #Here2Lead.

 

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OUR YOUTH IS THE FUTURE

LATINO YOUTH IN THE U.S.

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Sources: US Census Bureau, Pew Hispanic Center, Selig Center for Hispanic Growth,Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends 2012 American Community Survey; NCES, Projections of Education Statistics to 2022, 2014; NCES, Digest of Education Statistics a2013, Table 302.20

VLI THOUGHT LEADERS

Learn more about activism led by the VLI by CHCI's strategic partners

One of these partnerships is Somos Más. Somos Más is a nationwide, three-year effort to organize, register and mobilize a new generation of Latinx voters. It’s an effort spearheaded by Voto Latino and CHCI.

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Along with partner State Farm, CHCI launched NextOpp in 2014 - a powerful, easy-to-use online database for students, parents, counselors, and education providers.

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"Going for the transformation has become my mantra because it is never about a particular position but rather how the opportunity will transform us in the process and the impact that we will have."

Read the Women@Forbes article about CEO Domenika Lynch's leadership journey.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

HYUNDAI "DRIVER OF DREAMS"

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and Hyundai Motor America share a commitment to investing in and empowering future generations of Latino youth to assume the leadership roles of tomorrow. The CHCI-Hyundai Virtual Leadership Institute (VLI) is the embodiment of this joint vision and furtherance of CHCI’s mission to Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders®.

“The VLI by CHCI serves as a story telling platform between communities across the country and the world. It allows CHCI to expand its reach to underserved parts of the country by providing its program participants and community leaders a platform to share their stories, providing an insider’s view to the D.C. experience, civic engagement, public policy, and leadership in the 21st century.”

– ZAFAR BROOKS, DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

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