The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress to advance the Hispanic Community’s Economic Progress with a focus on Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness.
OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
CHLI prepares future leaders through internships, fellowships, scholarships, and leadership conferences.
CHLI connects public service, corporate, civic, and congressional leaders across the United States and abroad.
CHLI honors leaders at its Annual Gala & Leadership Awards. Congressional Staff members are honored for their leadership and The Wendy Martinez CHLI Alumni Community Engagement Award is presented to an alumnus.
REMARKS BY CHLI FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN LINCOLN DIAZ-BALART AT 18TH ANNUAL GALA & AWARDS
The program places fellows with a national non-profit based in Washington, D.C., in the heart of policymaking. Fellows gain educational and hands-on experience in areas related to publications, web development, podcasts, blogs, traditional media, and social media engagement.
The program covers:
Online soft skills and professional development workshops
Weekly virtual networking opportunities with influential leaders
Virtual hangout space, where the CHLI communications team can live chat, jump on video, share files, post photos and collaborate throughout the day to mimic everyday office life
A semester-long internship program featuring placement in Congressional and corporate legislative affairs office.
The CHLI Communications Fellowship Program provides recent college graduates with the opportunity to assist in the execution of CHLI’s communication and marketing strategies.
CHLI Alumni Association
The CHLI Alumni Association (CAA) was founded by the CHLI Alumni to foster a culture of leadership, community, and continuing investment in advancing opportunities for the development of future Hispanic leaders.
We Belong Campaign
We Belong CHLI Global Leaders Scholarship Campaign
UM Law Fellowship
In partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, first and second-year law students gain valuable legal experience and networking opportunities with CHLI’s congressional, corporate, and law partners. It is a paid summer fellowship.