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Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute honors FIU on its 50th Anniversary

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will honor Florida International University on May 13th at its Annual Gala & Leadership Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.

This year, CHLI is celebrating its commitment to Latino youth and honoring exceptional leaders and institutions that have been involved with CHLI in the past and have influenced our country’s future leaders.

A special recognition will be presented to our FIU for its continued support of CHLI’s programs.

As an exceptional CHLI partner, FIU is committed to Hispanic youth and provides its students with a myriad of educational opportunities, while its research enterprise advances solutions locally and globally. The University has joined with CHLI in the past and greatly assisted the CHLI Future Leaders Conference, the Global Leaders Program Internships, and recently partnered with CHLI for its Communications Fellowship.

“I’m very pleased with CHLI’s decision to honor FIU. This growing institution was part of my personal path to success and I am thrilled that CHLI and FIU are working together to promote and prepare students, so they can become the leaders of the future,” said FIU alumna, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Along with FIU, CHLI will present the Leadership in International Relations Award to Senator Alvaro Uribe Velez, former President of Colombia; and Governor Jeb Bush, the former Governor of Florida, with the 2015 CHLI Leadership in Public Service Award.

For event details and to purchase tickets, click here.

About CHLI:
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress and corporate executive leaders to advance the Hispanic community’s economic progress with a focus on social responsibility and global competitiveness. Founded in 2003, CHLI is a 501©3 non- profit and non-partisan organization. CHLI is dedicated to fostering a broad awareness of the diversity of thought, heritage, interests, and views of Americans of Hispanic and Portuguese descent.

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