Friday, July 12, 2024

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 […]

Guest Blogger: Joe Ray “Our Holiday Tradiciones”

Growing up near the Mexican border and having spent a few of my first few Holiday seasons in Sonora as well as Arizona, provided me the opportunity to observe and take part in various Holiday traditions. My family’s personal tradition of devotion was honoring Our Lady (La Virgen) de Guadalupe on December 12. This began […]

President Obama Thanks Dominican Republic for Help in Haiti Recovery

It’s been six months since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti killing hundreds of thousands of people and leveling the capital city of Port-Au-Prince. In recognition of the country’s efforts to help their neighbor, President Obama hosted the president of the Dominican Republic in Washington yesterday. During their meeting in the Oval Office, President Obama praised […]