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Young Leader of the Month

The 2013 High School Latino Leaders in D.C. application is now open!

Do you know a current high school freshman, sophomore, or junior? Then encourage them to apply for CHCI’s High School Latino Leaders in D.C. program! From now through Monday, April 8th, 2013, high school leaders from specific cities can submit their applications to this wonderful and exiting program. 

Selected participants will travel to Washington, D.C. during the week of July 14-19, 2013, to gain expansive knowledge about our democratic process, engage with Latino community leaders, and explore the nation’s capitol. This program is made possible at no cost to participants with the support of founding sponsor State Farm Insurance, as well as Southwest Airlines, the Official Airline Sponsor of the 2013 Leadership Development Programs. The program is held in partnership with the Close Up Foundation.

In order to be eligible to apply, students must reside in one of the following geographic regions identified for eligibility:

Chicago, IL                New York, NY
Dallas, TX    Phoeniz, AZ
Los Angeles, CA San Antonio, TX
Merced/Fresno, CA Washington, DC

In addition to fulfilling the regional requirements, applicants must also:

  • Be a current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student
  • Demonstrate interest in learning more about civic engagement

Applications are due Monday, April 8, 2013 by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. To learn more about CHCI’s High School Latino Leaders in DC program visit: www.chci.org/hslldc. Students can apply online at: http://apply.chci.org/

For questions about the program, contact Evelyn Garcia Morales, Manager of Educational Enrichment Programs, at egarciamorales@chci.org  

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Daniel Hernandez Jr.
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Higinio Turrubiates, Jr.
Rachel Ruiz
Amanda Barboza
Raven Medina
Ana Rosa Martinez
Eugenia (Gina) Murillo
Jesus Alcala
Brenda Lizzet Lopez
Elena Carolina Svetlana Arciniega
Rene Octavio Valenzuela
Rosangela Serrano Morales
Danielle Alvarez
Sarah Diaz
Yaima Gonzalez
Isaac Guillermo Lara
Angie Lizeth Cruz
Veronica Pozas
Kendrys Vasquez