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2008-2009 CHCI Fellows Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, May 14, 2009
Library of Congress - Madison Hall
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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2008-2009 Graduate and Young Professional Fellows
Nicole Adair, Citi Housing Graduate Fellow
San Antonio, TX
Texas A & M University
MA, Urban Planning
Placement: Neighbor Works America
Roberto Fierro, Azteca America Foundation International Affairs Graduate Fellow
San Diego, CA
Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver
MA, International Studies
1st Placement: World Bank
2nd Placement: México City, México
Craig Martinez, DaVita Health Graduate Fellow
Southern CO
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Doctorate of Public Health
Placement: Senate HELP Committee
Tonantzin Mitre, National Association of Realtors Housing Graduate Fellow
Gilroy, CA
Milano The New School For Management & Urban Policy
MA, Urban Policy Analysis & Management
Placement: Office of Senator Robert Menendez (NJ)
**Secured employment with the Office of Senator Robert Menendez (NJ)
Zorayda Moreira-Smith, Law Graduate Fellow
Charleston, SC
Rutgers University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, Law
Placement: U.S. District Court for D.C. - Hon. Reggie B. Walton
Stephen Perez, Edward A. Roybal Public Health Graduate Fellow
San Francisco, CA
University of San Diego
MA, Nursing
1st Placement: Office of Minority Health (HRSA)
2nd Placement: HIV/AIDS Office (HRSA)
**Secured employment with INOVA Hospital as a Nurse Practitioner
2008-2009 Public Policy Fellows
Ebenezer Concepcion
Union City, NJ
Spanish & Latin American and Latino Studies
Saint Peter's College
1st Placement: State Department - Office of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor
2nd Placement: National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
**Secured employment with the Library of Congress, the Hispanic Division.
Veronica Duron
San Antonio, TX
History & Sociology
University of Texas at Austin
Placement: Office of Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz (TX-27)
**Secured employment with the Office of Cognressman Solomon P. Ortiz (TX-27)
Amilcar Guzman
Allentown, PA
Sociology & Psychology
Lycoming College
1st Placement: White House Initiative for Educational Excellence
2nd Placement: Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-2)
Patrick Martinez
Manassas, VA
African American & African Studies
University of Virginia
Placement: Office of Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39)
Daniel Montes
Bell, CA
Chicano Studies & Ethnic Studies
University of California, Berkeley
1st Placement: Office of Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)
2nd Placement: United States Student Association
Marco Murillo, SEIU Fellow
San Ysidro, CA
Political Science & History
University of California, San Diego
1st Placement:  Office of Congressman Raúl Grijalva (AZ-7)
2nd Placement: SEIU
Denise Nolasco
New York, NY
Political Science
Baruch College, City University
1st Placement: House Ways & Means Committee
2nd Placement: Solidarity Center
**Secured employment with the Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO
Lorenzo Olvera
Caldwell, ID
Politics & Economics
Albertson College of Idaho
Placement: Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
**Secured employment with the Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
Angel Padilla
Los Angeles, CA
Political Science & Sociology
University of California, Berkeley
1st Placement: Organization of American States (OAS)
2nd Placement: House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
Alejandra Piers-Torres
Chicago, IL
International Relations & Hispanic Studies
Brown University
1st Placement: Office of Senator Richard Durbin (IL)
2nd Placement: Smithsonian Latino Center
Belen Plasencia
Laredo, TX
Public Affairs, Ethics, Politics, & Social Policy
Wells College
Placement: Office of Congressman Silvestre Reyes (TX-16)
**Secured employment with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)
Amanda Ponce
Omaha, NE
Political Science
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1st Placement: Office of Congresswoman Hilda Solis (CA-32)
2nd Placement: Campaign for Youth Justice
Ricardo Quinto
San Francisco, CA
Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles
Placement: Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-8)
**Secured employment with the Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-8)
Evelyn Rodriguez
Chicago, IL
Journalism & Political Science
Marquette University
Placement: Office of Congressman Luis Gutierrez (IL-4)
**Secured employment with the Office of Congressman Luis Gutierrez (IL-4)
Robert Sanchez, Altria Fellow
San Antonio, TX
History of Science/History of Medicine
Yale University
1st Placement: Office of Senator Barack Obama (IL)
2nd Placement: HELP Committee Health Policy Office of Senator Kennedy
Maria Urbina
Carson City, NV
Journalism & Political Science
University of Nevada, Reno
Placement: Office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV)
**Secured employment with the Office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV)