Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)
Education champion, Michele Bobadilla,
accepts the 2018 CHCI American Dream
Medallion of Excellence in Education, Science,
Medicine, and Civil Rights.
Acclaimed journalist and 2018 CHCI Medallion
Award recipient, Jorge Ramos, CHCI President
and CEO, Domenika Lynch, and Representative
Nydia Velázquez backstage at the Gala.
Representative lleana Ros-Lehtinen accepts the CHCI Legacy Award for her lifelong
dedication to public service and work in elevating the Latino community.
Honoring Latino contributions and four decades of elevating Latino
leadership, CHCI hosted its 2018 Leadership Luncheon and 41st
Annual Awards Gala in the nation’s capital on September 11-13th. Delivering on
its mission to foster and elevate diverse leadership, CHCI proudly convened more
than 2,500 leaders including Congressional members, community champions,
and aspiring changemakers to engage in meaningful discourse around issues
impacting the Latino community and the nation.
Prospanica’s National Board members (L-R): Pat Perella, Julio Rocha, Karen
Flores (National Vice Chair), Thomas Savino (Prospanica CEO), Judith García
Galiana (National Chair), Russell Bennett, Carmen Heredia-López and Larry
Montes (National Treasurer).
On September 12-14, Prospanica, a platform
for Latino professionals that provides
development experience designed to educate,
inspire, and connect business leaders, entrepreneurs,
seasoned and young professionals, and students
held its Conference & Career Expo in Milwaukee,
WI. The Prospanica Conference & Career Expo
marked Prospanica’s 30th anniversary.
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