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Celebrate National Intern Day with CHLI

By July 28, 2020January 12th, 2022No Comments

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) like many nonprofit organizations across the country has been impacted by COVID-19. We have quickly responded to this unique and unprecedented public health crisis to continue our mission and have transformed all in-person programs to virtual in a short amount of time.

CHLI, a 501(c)3 non-profit, has proudly provided internships for the past 16 years to Hispanic college students from every corner of our nation. Today we need your help to support our internship & fellowship programs, including the CHLI Global Leaders Program, Communications Fellowship Program, and its newly launched University of Miami Law Fellowship Program.

We humbly ask you to join this effort this month of July in celebration of National Intern Day on July 30th. You can help at no cost to you and contribute to the sponsorship of paid internships for Hispanic college students.

How? By visiting https://smile.amazon.com/, logging in with your Amazon username and password, and choosing Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute as your charity. Every time you make a purchase on Amazon Smile – Amazon will donate to CHLI. All products, shipping, everything is exactly the same as when you regularly shop on Amazon, but for this month, your purchases will also contribute to CHLI’s July fundraising goal!

Thank you for your support of CHLI! I know that with your help, we will continue to provide first-class leadership development programs and internships for Hispanic college students from around the nation and continue to promote diversity of thought in our communities.

Sincerely,

Mary Ann Gomez Orta
CHLI President & CEO


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