Monday, September 16, 2019

Guest Blogger: Rep. Raul M. Grijalva “Latinos are Ready to Lead on Climate Change”

This week the Environmental Protection Agency took a critical step to reduce carbon pollution, one of the biggest (and still growing) causes of climate change. The EPA’s rule limiting emissions from new coal plants is the first step in President Obama’s plan to tackle what has truly become a global crisis. I agree with him […]

CHCI Invite to Meet Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Junot Díaz

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Alumni Association will be holding an event titled “A Conversation with Junot Díaz” this Friday, May 17th in Washington, DC. The event will feature Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot Díaz, and will raise funds to support CHCI’s Latino Leadership Programs. Díaz, born in the Dominican Republic and raised in […]

Texting and Driving: It Can Wait / Textear Y Conducir: Puede Esperar

AT&T will launch a nationwide campaign on September 19, aimed primarily at teenagers. During the session of the Latino Youth Town Hall during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute conference, telephone company AT&T announced the launch of the campaign “Texting and Driving: It Can Wait” AT&T Assistant Vice President of External Affairs, and spokeswoman for the […]

Guest Blogger Series: Roberto Carmona “Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Latino (NGLs) Leaders”

I have had the opportunity to serve as a leadership development trainer for the undergraduate interns from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). I have worked with many talented interns that will one day serve as leaders of our nation. Every time I customize the training agenda, I give a historical context for the leadership […]

Majority of New Homeowners in U.S. are Latino

More than half of new homeowners in the U.S. are Latino, according to new Census data for the third quarter. Accounting for 53% of new households, the number of Latino owner-occupiers increased from 6.21 million in the second quarter to 6.49 million in the third quarter. Latinos are taking advantage of low prices in the housing market, […]