CHCI eNews 
November 2009

In This Edition:


2010 Sponsorship Options Now Available

CHCI 's 2010 programs and events sponsorship opportunities are now available online! The new year will feature programmatic enhancements with the continued national roll-out of Ready to Lead, the expansion of the internship program, additional CHCI networking and outreach events, and more.  Now is the time to invest in CHCI and the next generation of Latino leaders.

To learn more about 2010 sponsorship opportunities, click here.

Ready to Lead Saddles up in San Antonio

On Saturday, November 7, 2009, the Ready to Lead (R2L) program traveled to San Antonio, Texas for its one-day workshop at University of Texas at San Antonio.  R2L spokesperson and actor Wilmer Valderrama encouraged the youth to be leaders and to create their own pathways to success.

To view photos from the San Antonio R2L, click here.


CHCI Regional Board Event - New York

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Board and its Chair Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez celebrate thirty-two years of developing the next generation of Latino leaders at the New York City Regional Board Event on Thursday, December 10, 2009, hosted by Toyota.

The regional board events help create awareness of CHCI's mission and programs to industry and community leaders.  CHCI programs provide educational and leadership opportunities for Latino youth through its nationally recognized scholarships, internships and fellowships. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available by clicking here.

Presiding:
Rep. Nydia M.Velázquez, CHCI CHAIR

With special guests (invited):
Senator Robert Menendez
Rep. Jose E. Serrano
Rep. Albio Sires

Hosted By:

Gold Sponsor
Dine Equity
PG&E Corporation
Walmart

Silver Sponsor
News Corp

R2L Travels to New York

On Saturday, December  5, 2009, the R2L program  will visit the Bronx, New York to host its workshop at Fordham University. More than 125 high school students are expected to participate.  CHCI Chair Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez and Rep. José E. Serrano have been invited to attend. To learn more about R2L, click here.

Program Application Deadlines Approaching

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the nation's leading Hispanic American leadership development programs! Seventy-eight percent of CHCI alumni acknowledge they would not be where they are today professionally without CHCI. Apply online today!

2010 Internship Application Deadlines:
Summer: February 5, 2010
Fall: April 30, 2010

2010 Fellowship Application Deadline:
February 19, 2010

2010 Scholarship Application Deadline:
April 16, 2010

You Can Help the Next Generation Become a Success Story

CHCI's online application system continues to prove that there is a tremendous need for financial resources and professional development opportunities for the Latino community. Over the past two program cycles, CHCI has received nearly 20,000 unique applications for CHCI student programs.

Please click here to donate now so that more students have the ability to finance their higher education and become the next generation of Latino leaders and success stories at CHCI.

November 24, 2009



CHCI Congratulates President & CEO Esther Aguilera on Five Years with the Institute


Fellow of the Month
Rebecca Medina

Alumnus of the Month

2010 Sponsorship Options


CHCI Program Applications Now Available Online:
Scholarships
Internships
Fellowships

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CHCI 2009-2010 Calendar

December 1, 2009
CHCI Holiday Networking Event in honor of Ed Peña
Gold Room
Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

December 5, 2009 
Ready to Lead-
New York
Fordham University
Bronx, NY

**NEW**
December 10, 2009
CHCI Regional
Board Event
Hosted by Toyota
New York, NY

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