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Find a series of conversations and online training programs recorded the home office of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) a community equity building organization. Founded in 1979, NHI , a private, nonprofit organization has been devoted to designing learning experiences for high achieving, high ability youth who aspire to play community leadership roles in the future. With a member network of over 80,000 NHI Podcast network features content that explore individual NHI learning experiences and events but also conversations with alumni and community on a variety of themes. For more information visit www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org

Find a series of conversations and online training programs recorded the home office of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) a community equity building organization. Founded in 1979, NHI , a private, nonprofit organization has been devoted to designing learning experiences for high achieving, high ability youth who aspire to play community leadership roles in the future. With a member network of over 80,000 NHI Podcast network features content that explore individual NHI learning experiences and events but also conversations with alumni and community on a variety of themes. For more information visit www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org
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Find a series of conversations and online training programs recorded the home office of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) a community equity building organization. Founded in 1979, NHI , a private, nonprofit organization has been devoted to designing learning experiences for high achieving, high ability youth who aspire to play community leadership roles in the future. With a member network of over 80,000 NHI Podcast network features content that explore individual NHI learning experiences and events but also conversations with alumni and community on a variety of themes. For more information visit www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org

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Infopods 17: About the 2019 NHI Learning Theme

5/23/2019
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Recorded in Maxwell, Texas at NHI's headquarters, Julio Cotto, Chris Nieto, and NHI Founder and President Ernesto Nieto discuss the 2019 Summer Learning Theme.

Duration:00:43:55

Live from Celebracion: Rachel Basoco

12/28/2018
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This was an interview conducted by Phil West of young entrepreneur, NHI alumna, and Celebracion presenter Rachel Basoco. An alumna of NHI at Houston and the Texas Great Debate, former Governor of the New York LDZ, All Star at the CWS, avid volunteer, and member of the Junior Faculty, Rachel has also been growing a business with NHI principles and alongside NHI members and investors. Learn more about Trenza, Rachel's business at www.holatrenza.com. For more information on NHI, visit...

Duration:00:15:21

Live from Celebracion: Anita Fernandez

12/28/2018
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This was an interview conducted by Phil West of Anita Fernandez, 2018 NHI Distinguished Alumna at the Celebracion 2018 conference in San Marcos, Texas sponsored by the National Hispanic Institute in November. Anita was honored for her work in San Antonio and her years of service to the Institute in particular with the NHI at San Antonio Alliance (http://www.nhiatsa.org) For more information on NHI, visit https://www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org

Duration:00:16:24

Live from Celebracion: Alvaro "Varo" Maldonado

12/27/2018
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This was an interview of Varo Maldonado conducted by Phil West at the Celebracion 2018 conference in San Marcos, Texas sponsored by the National Hispanic Institute in November. Varo was honored with this rare award for his 30+ years of supporting the work of the Institute and for being the catalyst for establishing the Colorado Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ) which celebrates 30 years this June. For more information on NHI, visit https://www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org

Duration:00:11:52

NHI Notables: Ep 10 - A Conversation about Tejano Culture and Music with Ruben "El Gato" Negro and Leonard Davila

9/14/2018
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In a slight departure from previous conversations, NHI Founder and President Ernesto Nieto invites Tejano artists Ruben "El Gato Negro" Ramos and Leonard Davila of Street People to Maxwell to talk about the history and importance of Tejano music and the movement. Ernesto has been in talks with the two of them to produce a Southwest Experience that would honor, preserve, and promote American Latino cultures and forms like Tejano. They discuss the art form as a true American contribution and...

Duration:00:59:09

NHI Notables: Ep 9 - Dr. Joseph Villescas, TXGD '93, TXLDZ '94, former NHI HQ researcher

5/28/2018
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Former head of NHI's Collaborative Research Center, Dr. Joseph Villescas has had a long history with NHI going back to being the younger sibling of an alumna. Years later, he was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus for his contributions to NHI's research, study, and publications. He was most notable for leading the editing and collaboration known as the "Perfect Storm Scenario" that is discussed on the conversation. Ernesto Nieto, NHI President and founder, is joined in the interview by...

Duration:00:53:12

Infopods 16: About the 2018 Mock Trial Topic

5/28/2018
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Recorded in Maxwell, Texas at NHI's headquarters, Julio Cotto and Ernesto Nieto discuss the 2018 Mock Trial topic in preparation for the Great Debates.

Duration:00:30:04

Infopods 15: About the 2018 Extemporaneous Speaking Topic

5/28/2018
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Recorded in Maxwell, Texas at NHI's headquarters, Julio Cotto and Ernesto Nieto discuss the 2018 Extemporaneous Speaking topic in preparation for the Great Debates.

Duration:00:20:13

Infopods 14: About the 2018 Cross Examination Debate Topic

5/28/2018
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Recorded in Maxwell, Texas at NHI's headquarters, Julio Cotto and Ernesto Nieto discuss the 2018 Cross Examination debate topic in preparation for the Great Debates.

Duration:00:22:24

Infopods 13: About the 2018 Oratory Topic

5/28/2018
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Recorded in Maxwell, Texas at NHI's headquarters, Julio Cotto and Ernesto Nieto discuss the 2018 Oratory topic in preparation for the Great Debates.

Duration:00:25:05

NHI Notables: Ep 8 - A. J. Del Cueto, Filmmaker, TXGD '98, TXLDZ '99, TXCWS '00, JFL '02

5/24/2018
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Once known as part of a group of friends and high school volunteers known as the "LDZ Gods", A. J. Del Cueto, San Antonio alumnus and filmmaker drops by the NHI Ranch for a conversation about NHI memories, the state of Latinos in film, and future creative projects that set out to tell new Latino stories. A graduate of Central Catholic High School and the University of Texas at Austin, A.J. has been in film and working in digital and creative industries since his graduation from college. He...

Duration:00:44:16

NHI Notables: Ep 7 - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NATLDZ '05, Candidate for the U.S. Congress

5/15/2018
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Yorktown Heights, New York by way of the Bronx participated in 2005 and in her years has become an Education Director, Onsite Director, Secretary of State, curriculum specialist, trainer, and all around volunteer. This summer, Alexandria will challenge a longtime U.S. Congressman in New York for his seat. This conversation discusses her lessons and challenges of running for Congress in America's largest city while drawing on NHI learning and training as a guide....

Duration:00:36:33

NHI Notables: Ep 6 - John Rodarte, NMLDZ '88, Educator, 1st NM "Ricky Miranda" Recipient, joined by NHI co-founder Gloria de Leon

3/29/2018
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In this special episode, Ernesto is joined by co-founder Gloria de Leon as they interview New Mexico alumnus and first New Mexico LDZ "Ricky Miranda" award recipient - John Rodarte. A reflective conversation that accounts for over 25 years of history, they discuss the meaning behind the LDZ and its long-lasting impact 30 years after the first expansion LDZ - the 1988 New Mexico LDZ. John also talks as an educator and the importance of reviving the NHI and youth leadership legacy in the Land...

Duration:00:52:19

Infopods 12: About the Change a Life Campaign

3/28/2018
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Ernesto Nieto, NHI President and Founder, joined by Paola Hernandez and Julio Cotto, presents the opportunity for the NHI community to play a financial investor role this Spring through the "Change a Life" campaign. You can learn how you or your business can become investors and make an impact.

Duration:00:14:21

NHI Notables: Ep 5 - Tino Villarreal, Athletic Director of St. Joseph Academy, Head Football Coach, and NHI at Tip of Texas Project Administrator

3/23/2018
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In this episode, Ernesto interviews longtime faculty member, trainer, former staffer, and all around engaged alumnus Tino Villarreal. Tino is the Project Administrator for the NHI at Tip of Texas Alliance but is also an Athletic Director of St. Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas. He is also a local leader on several boards and commissions. Ernesto asks Tino tough questions about coaching, leadership, and his NHI journey that started in 1996.

Duration:00:48:44

Infopods 11: The 2018 NHI Summer Theme

3/2/2018
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NHI President and Founder Ernesto Nieto alongside NHI team members Julio Cotto and Paola Hernandez discuss the 2018 Theme. This year, NHI will explore the concept of social labeling and its impact on public policy making throughout the U.S. and Latin America. They discuss the different manner the theme will be discussed at each NHI summer experience as well as the overall importance of having these types of conversations as a future leader. For more information on NHI, visit...

Duration:00:40:45

NHI Notables: Ep 4 - Natalia Palmarini, NYC Alumna and team member at the Archdiocese of New York

2/28/2018
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NYC native Natalia Palmarini has been involved with NHI almost ten years and attended every experience from Great Debate to the LDZ to Celebration to the Collegiate Leadership Network. The Villanova University alumna has also served as a John F. Lopez Research and Management Fellow at NHI's home office and is currently serving as a part of the young faculty at the Northeast Great Debate every summer at her alma mater. She is also an active volunteer and awaiting her sister's participation in...

Duration:00:27:09

NHI Notables: Ep 3 - Carlos Paz, Communications Director at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

2/23/2018
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Carlos Paz, Director of Communications for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, is interviewed by fellow Houstonian Ernesto Nieto, NHI President and Founder. They discuss his leadership journey with NHI, his career in community development and public service. The conversation ends with brief talks about the current political climate in D.C. and what is on the horizon for Latinos in politics.

Duration:00:38:56

NHI Notables: Ep 2 - Paola Hernandez, NHI Director of Special Projects

2/20/2018
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In a new segment, NHI President and Founder Ernesto Nieto launches a series of interviews with notable alumni and partners throughout the NHI community. This second interview is with newer NHI team members, former NHI at El Paso Project Administrators, and longtime volunteer Paola Hernandez. Follow up interviews will include other staff members, Project Administrators, Trustees, faculty, and longtime supporters.

Duration:00:19:28

NHI Notables: Ep 1 - Julio Cotto, NHI Sr. VP

2/20/2018
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In a new segment, NHI President and Founder Ernesto Nieto launches a series of interviews with notable alumni and partners throughout the NHI community. This first test run interview takes place with NHI Senior Vice President and 1997 New Mexico LDZ alumnus Julio Cotto. Follow up interviews will include other staff members, Project Administrators, Trustees, faculty, and longtime supporters.

Duration:00:27:39