Join thousands from around the country and across the globe in Washington, D.C. for the nation’s premier events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month—CHCI’s Public Policy Conference, Reyes of Comedy, and Annual Awards Gala. For 37 years, CHCI has empowered strong, effective, and committed leaders who are changing the economic and public policy landscape in the United States.
Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is celebrated every year in the United States from September 15 to October 15. To commemorate this important annual celebration of the Latino community, CHCI convenes more than 4,000 attendees from across the country at events held in Washington, D.C. Our 2014 HHM events were held September 30 to October 2.
Several of CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month events, including the 36th Annual Awards Gala with special guests Salma Hayek Pinault, Senator Robert Menendez, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi were broadcast live.
All proceeds from CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month events benefit our award-winning and nationally acclaimed programs—Ready to Lead, scholarships, internships, and fellowships—providing unmatched career and leadership development opportunities to young, talented Latinos.
Public Policy Conference The Public Policy Conference examines critical policy areas affecting the Latino community and the nation, such as employment and job creation, education, healthcare, immigration, international relations, housing, energy and the green economy, and technology. The Conference draws over 2,000 attendees, including national leaders, elected officials, corporate executives, community activists, educators, entertainers, and media personalities.
Reyes of Comedy (Invite Only) For 14 years, CHCI has celebrated the humorous side of the Latino culture and its many contributions to our great country. Reyes of Comedy provides a light-hearted night for all of CHCI’s supporters, board and advisory council members, program participants, and alumni to enjoy while raising critical funds for our mission.
37th Annual Awards Gala CHCI’s Annual Awards Gala is the largest and most prestigious gathering in the Hispanic community bringing together 2,500 guests from across the country including Cabinet Secretaries, Members of Congress, celebrities, corporate executives, and nonprofit leaders. All Gala Events require a donation (via our registration page) or invitation to gain admission.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), a nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization, provides leadership development programs and educational services to students and young emerging leaders. The CHCI Board of Directors is comprised of Hispanic members of Congress, nonprofit, union, and corporate leaders.
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