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FIU in DC: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Leadership Conference

This is a past event.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Virtual Event

Registration is now open for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) 2021 Leadership Conference and 44th Annual Awards Gala on September 20-23 – the largest gathering of Latino leaders during Hispanic Heritage Month.

This year’s theme is Presente: Latinos Leading the Way. Attendees will have the opportunity to virtually network with peers from across the country and hear from an engaging lineup of national leaders, elected officials, policymakers, and influencers recognized for their vision, expertise, and influence across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Past speakers have included national leaders such as President Joe BidenPresident Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Join us also at the all virtual 44th Annual Awards Gala on September 23 to recognize the outstanding achievements of exemplary Latino trailblazers, celebrate our community’s resilience in the face of the global pandemic, highlight Hispanic Caucus Members in Congress, and showcase the emerging leaders in CHCI’s renowned leadership programs.

Your no-cost registration gives you access to all sessions, plenaries, professional and leadership development opportunities, and the Awards Gala. Stay tuned for details.

Register today and reserve your virtual front row seat to participate in thought-provoking, solution-oriented conversations surrounding issues affecting the Latino community. Please share and forward this invitation to your network!

This year’s agenda topics will touch upon a wide range of today’s most critical issues for the Latino community, including:

  • Environmental justice
  • Racial and social equity
  • Latina leadership
  • Latino economic advancement
  • Healthcare after COVID-19
  • Education
  • Latino voices in media and entertainment
  • Immigration


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