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Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders Now Available for 2019-2020!

Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders Now Available for 2019-2020!

About the Scholarship Since 1982, USHLI has awarded over $1.3 million in scholarships and internships to students from disenfranchised groups. Most notably, the Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanics students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership.  Recipients will receive two non-renewable scholarships – a conference scholarship to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference and an academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students. The application is due November 30, 2018, at 11:59 PM CT. Scholarship Qualifications Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment…

“Latinas in Politics” Forum Features Prominent Leaders

The Latinas in Politics forum will feature women from various levels of government.

Are you a young professional interested in pursuing a career in politics? Join the conversation on Thursday, August 9, 2018, and learn what it takes to run for office!  The forum will be held from 4:30 – 5:30 P.M. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago – West Tower, 151 East Wacker Drive in the Toronto Room. This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required. #SomosUSHLI. [tmm name=”forum18-latinas-in-politics”] During this forum, Senator Iris Martinez (IL-20), Mara Candelaria Reardon (IN- 12), Anna M. Valencia, City Clerk of Chicago, Eira Corral Sepúlveda, Village Clerk of Hanover Park, and Beatriz Fausto-Sandoval, Judge-elect for the 14th Subcircuit Court of Cook…

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky to Keynote the 2018 Annual Dinner

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky to keynote the USHLI Annual Dinner.

[tmm name=”ad18″] The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) invites you to attend the 2018 Annual Dinner Celebration on August 9, 2018.  A reception will be held from 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. followed by dinner from 6:30 – 8:30 P.M. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago – West Tower, 151 East Wacker Drive in the Crystal Ballroom. Click here to view the agenda. This year’s keynote speaker is the Honorable Jan Schakowsky, U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 9th congressional district. Congresswoman Schakowsky has been a lifelong consumer advocate and a champion for, what she sees as, the disappearing middle class. As a result, she has written…