In celebration of #ImmigrantHeritageMonth, this week we are highlighting Joe Avila, Manager at Ford Motor Company Fund. Joe and his family moved to the United States from Maracaibo, Venezuela in 1999. After three attempts, he attained a grant through a competitive student graduate program that allowed him to obtain his U.S. student visa and attend the University of Denver.
This week the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is highlighting two CHLI Alumni for #ImmigrantHeritageMonth, Michael Monrroy, class of 2010, and Dominique Espinoza, class of 2017. Read about their heritage below.
To kick off #ImmigrantHeritageMonth, we are highlighting Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) and his family, who came to the United States from the Azores Island of Portugal in 1969. The Valadao family settled in the Central Valley, where they established a small dairy farm. Born in 1977, David Valadao attended local schools and grew up on his parent’s dairy farm.
Washington, D.C – The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) held a Congressional Briefing on Federal Tax Reform: A Path for Economic Development in Puerto Rico, on May 4, 2017, at the Rayburn House Office building. The briefing is part of the CHLI Congressional Briefing policy series, which aims to facilitate an in-depth dialogue with various perspectives on relevant legislative topics impacting the U.S. Hispanic community.
Washington, D.C – The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) would like to welcome Congressman William 'Will' Hurd (R-TX) and LaKeitha Anderson, Senior Manager of Federal Government Relations for RAI Services Co., to our Board of Directors.
Washington, D.C – On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) held a Graduation Reception for its Spring 2017 Global Leaders at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Every year the CHLI Global Leaders Program selects students from across the country and places them in a Congressional office for the first half of the semester and at a corporate office for the second half.