Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute


CHLI Remembers President George H.W. Bush

Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) released the following statement:

CHLI extends its deepest sympathies to the Bush family and loved ones. President George H.W. Bush was a consummate public servant who spent his life devoted to his family and our nation. The last World War II veteran to serve as President, his passing marks the passing of an era.

CHLI Chairman, The Honorable Lincoln Diaz-Balart shared, “Rest In Peace, George H.W. Bush, one of the greatest US Presidents. Thank you for an exemplary life.” 

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Michelle Archilla
CHLI Briefing: A Discussion with Experts on the Value of Medicine

Washington, D.C. – On November 14, 2018, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) held a Congressional Hill Briefing on the Value of Medicine, in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. The CHLI Briefing series facilitates an in-depth dialogue with various perspectives on relevant legislative topics impacting the U.S. Hispanic community.

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) joined CHLI in giving welcoming remarks, as she concludes her historic three-decade-long Congressional career, “CHLI has impacted thousands of future Latino leaders through programs like its Congressional Hill Briefings, which provide a platform to discuss issues that impact the Hispanic community.”

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Check Out What Our Fall 2018 CHLI Global Leaders Have Been Up To

Our Fall 2018 CHLI Global Leaders have been out and about since landing in Washington D.C. Thank you to our CHLI Global Leaders Sponsors for making this opportunity possible: Peter Villegas, Coca-Cola Foundation; Juan Otero, Comcast Foundation; Heather Kennedy, The Home Depot; John Hoel, Altria Client Services; Issac Reyes, Target; Emilio Gonzalez, Verizon Foundation; and Alberto Senior, MillerCoors. 

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CHLI’s Trade & International Affairs Symposium: Remarks by U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza, Women in Trade, and Experts on the New USMCA Agreement

Washington, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) held its 7th Annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium: Trade in the Americas on October 3, 2018, at Top of the Hill, in Washington, D.C. Each year, the symposium brings together international business leaders, experts on trade, members of the diplomatic community, Members of Congress, and U.S. government officials to discuss trade issues and international affairs that affect U.S. global competitiveness.

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The CHLI Fall 2018 Global Leaders Have Arrived!

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) kicked off orientation week with CHLI Board Member, Patrice Webb at theAmerican Beverage Association. CHLI Director of Programs & External Affairs, Juan Negron, gave welcome remarks and introduced the CHLI team and mission. Then Global Leaders met up with CHLI Senior Advisor, Stephen Halloway, who lead the interns through a tour of The World Bank.

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CHLI Honors Maytee Sanz and Fred Turner with Stephen Vermillion Congressional Staff Appreciation Award

Washington, D.C – Each year, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) recognizes two outstanding senior Congressional Staff members, a Republican and a Democrat, for their service and dedication to their constituents and the Hispanic Community, at the annual Vermillion Congressional Staff Appreciation Awards Reception. On July 18, 2018, CHLI Board Members, Corporate Advisory Council Members, CHLI Alumni Association Members and former Vermillion Honorees joined in an intimate gathering to honor leaders. 

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Michelle Archilla