CHCI KEEPING THE PROMISE CHCI’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders. By 2025 , half of the new entrants into the U.S. workforce will be Latinos. CHCI is uniquely positioned to deliver talented and prepared Latinos to the workforce. CHCI KEEPING THE PROMISE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM The American dream is a promise made to every citizen and each rising generation. It’s a promise of freedom, of opportunity for personal fulfillment without bounds. Today, Latinos comprise the youngest and fastest growing segment of the American population. In 2010, a banner year for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, we kept the promise—and the dream—alive for the next generation of Latino leaders. Table of Contents The Promise of People ................................ 4 Educational Services ............................ 6 Leadership Development .................... 8 The Promise of Leadership........................ 16 Convening Power .............................. 18 CHCI Alumni ...................................... 22 The Promise of Stewardship ..................... 24 CHCI Financials .................................. 26 CHCI Media Partners ......................... 27 Recognition and Thanks ............................ 28 2010 CHCI Annual Report 2009-10 Board of Directors ....................... 32 CHCI’s 2 PROMISE A Message from the President & CEO Promises Made, Promises Kept Dear friends, in the midst of the toughest economy since the Great Depression. This year was a watershed year for the Congressional I commend the stewardship and leadership of Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). By every measure— Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, CHCI’s immediate past chair. programs offered to young Latinos, events that Working tirelessly over the last two years together celebrated culture and examined national priorities, with an extraordinary board, Rep. Velázquez put into and institutional stewardship—CHCI experienced action an aggressive strategic plan to double our unprecedented growth and successes. revenue in the next five years to meet the challenge In this report, you will learn about CHCI programs of our growing Latino population. I would also like and the young Latinos we serve. Highlighted are to take this opportunity to welcome our 2011 Chair, the many people who are helping CHCI keep the Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez, who brings great passion promise of the American dream for all Americans by and energy to this crucial role. opening doors of opportunity to the next generation Most of all, I want to recognize the thousands and to outstanding Hispanics engaged and leading of young people who have benefitted from our in all sectors across our great nation. programs and services. Their stories of success You will discover how CHCI has been able propels CHCI’s mission. Their passion and 2010 CHCI Annual Report to double the capacity of our valuable internship commitment for the generations that come behind program that brings college students to Washington, them is a testament to the CHCI vision. For them D.C., to work alongside policy leaders in the nation’s and for the future generations of our nation’s leaders, capital. You will be moved by our participants’ CHCI will continue to keep the promises made by stories of triumph and meet the many proud donors our founders over 34 years ago. and partners who have seen for themselves how our unique combination of educational excellence and Sincerely, 3 national leadership is remaking America’s perception of Latinos. And, you will read about how our careful attention to fiduciary responsibility and institutional Esther Aguilera leadership has helped us realize our greatest success President & CEO “Thanks to the hands-on The promise of experience, leadership development curriculum EOPLE and unparalleled professional network I was exposed to, I have a brighter future ahead of me, and so do many Latinos from across the country who have participated in CHCI’s life-changing programs.” Karla Acevedo 2010 CHCI Annual Report Malden, Massachussetts 2009-10 Public Policy Fellow 4 The dramatic Latino population growth over the past decade highlights the need for increasing education attainment and leadership training for Latino youth. The Hispanic population now totals 50.5 million, or 16.3 percent of the U.S. population. And the Hispanic youth population is growing at a much faster rate than other demographic groups except for Asians. Over the next decade, nearly 80 percent of jobs will require a post-secondary degree and, by 2025, one out of every two entrants into the U.S. labor force will be Hispanic. Latino education attainment and leadership training is critical for 2010 CHCI Annual Report maintaining the nation’s global competitiveness. CHCI services and programs are uniquely positioned to focus on the educational and workforce pipeline from high school through early career— preparing young, talented Latinos to lead our nation in all sectors. With its unique and comprehensive educational and 5 leadership development programs, CHCI directly 1,300 impacted the lives of more than students and young professionals in 2010. Our Two Impact Areas: Educational Services and Leadership Development CHCI transforms lives through its give back to those that come behind educational services and leadership them. development programs. We promote Word is getting out. In 2010, college readiness and college the total number of individuals attainment with workshops across interested in CHCI programs the country and valuable online increased by more than 100 percent resources that serve more than to 23,149. Among those 23,000+ 1,000,000 individuals each year. Our students, representing all 50 states, programs empower undergraduates, plus Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana college graduates, and post-graduate Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands, Actor Wilmer Valderrama currently Latinos to develop into the leaders almost half are first generation serves as official spokesperson for R2L, of tomorrow through congressional college students. Nearly 60 percent CHCI’s college readiness program. internships and nine-month public came from household incomes of less policy fellowships in D.C. Our than $45,000. 2010 CHCI Annual Report powerful network of current Latino leaders in the public and private Educational Services sectors, coupled with our award- Ready to Lead (R2L) winning leadership development Promoting College Readiness and curriculum, change our program Access. In 2010, R2L—CHCI’s participants’ lives and careers. These college readiness workshops that 6 future leaders leave our programs provide high school students with with permanent access to invaluable access to the resources, role models, professional contacts, the skills to and motivation to pursue post- succeed, and the commitment to secondary education—reached an unprecedented 1,078 students—an of 150 scholarships—the most ever in 84 percent increase over 2009. Last one year. In addition, we introduced year, the R2L college readiness an enhanced scholarship program workshops traveled to eight cities, with UnitedHealth Group and the most ever, including our first Telemundo, tying CHCI scholarships rural session in Kingsville, TX, with internship opportunities across empowering Latino high school the country with these two partners. students with the belief that college is attainable. At the end of each CHCI.org workshop, students walk away with Online Resources. CHCI’s online invaluable information on college Education Center serves 1.2 million financing, college preparation courses, and connections to a new Latinos annually—hosting the single most important source of Latino Why we give network of CHCI Alumni and educational resources. Online tools Patricia Pineda Group Vice President, National Philanthropy community leaders to mentor them. include college planning, financial and The Toyota USA Foundation aid, and housing resources as well Toyota Motor North America 2010 CHCI Annual Report Scholarships as scholarship, internship, and Toyota is proud to be a long-time supporter Supporting College Attainment. fellowship information. These tools of CHCI. Our partnership with this great Since 2001, CHCI has invested $3.3 were downloaded over 550,000 times organization highlights our commitment to million in the Latino community; by students and parents looking for diversity and inclusion, which have always $2.9 million in scholarship awards opportunities on education attainment been among our top business priorities, in and $400,000 worth of DELL and professional development. In keeping with our company’s guiding prin- notebooks given to scholarship 2010, traffic to the Education Center, ciple of ‘Respect for People.’ We commend 7 recipients. In 2010, CHCI saw a together with the program section of CHCI and its leadership as they continue 100 percent increase in applicants, the website, grew by 78 percent. to develop the next generation of Latino and awarded $346,500 in the form leaders. Leadership weeks during the summer. Through Development the internships, young college students are exposed to CHCI’s Congressional Internship powerful network and the public Program policy process, while instilling in Capitol Hill Experience. Each them a commitment to give back. year, CHCI offers Latino college students hands-on experience Public Policy Fellowship working in congressional offices Program as well as unmatched opportunity Policy Immersion in D.C. CHCI’s to participate in our nationally public policy fellowship is an intense acclaimed leadership and nine-month, paid immersion in professional development training the world of public policy in D.C. program. In 2010, thanks to Talented Latino college graduates Walmart, CHCI doubled the number compete nationally for acceptance of interns that came to D.C. by each year. Fellowship recipients expanding to three sessions (adding earn the opportunity to hone their spring and fall intern classes) that public policy interests and begin served 54 students. These paid their careers. Last year, the 13 internships last 12 weeks during the recent college graduates represented spring and fall sessions and eight 11 states, nine fields of study, and 70 percent were first generation to attend college. Fellows are placed 8 In 2010, the total number of applications for with congressional offices, federal 33% agencies, nonprofit groups, and ➞ all CHCI programs increased to 7,881—up from 5,950 in 2009! government-related organizations. Fellows may change placements midway through the program to with master’s degrees in public ensure a well-rounded experience. health and education, and five young In 2010, fellows were placed in the professionals with doctorates in law, Senate, House of Representatives, higher education and organizational Department of Labor, Department change, neuroscience, and sociology, of Health and Human Services, participated in the program. Department of State, Services Employees International Union While 86 percent of the (SEIU), and The White House. graduate fellows are the first generation to attend college, they Graduate Fellowship came to CHCI from such prestigious Program institutions as: Columbia, Fordham, Premier Policy Program. The Harvard, Tulane, Wake Forest, CHCI experience culminates with its and the University of California, premier program for graduate-level Los Angeles, to continue along students. This highly competitive, their paths to success. Their nine-month paid graduate fellowship work at the Department of 2010 CHCI Annual Report program in D.C. offers exceptional Education, Department of the Latinos concentrating in key Treasury, Banco Azteca, The White public policy areas—secondary and House, the Senate, the House of higher education, health, housing, Representatives, Department of international affairs, law, and Health and Human Services, and science, technology, engineering, Department of Housing and Urban and math (STEM)—unique access, Development culminated in seven 9 policy training, and placements that policy white papers and policy propel their careers to the next level. panels over two days in D.C. In 2010, two young professionals States of Origin SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS PROFILE Focus of Degree Total Scholarship Award 2 :3 Accounting (3) Interior Design 10 Recipients: 150 :2 Aerospace International 3 :7 Engineering Business :2 Gender 4 :3 Architecture International Female: 86 2 2 District of Columbia: 2 Athletic Training Relations (5) Scholarship Recipients 33 Male: 64 Biochemistry (3) Journalism 3 Biological Science Kinesiology (3) Place of Birth 5 7 Biology (16) Latin American United States (124) Studies Biomedical Foreign Born (26) 23 Engineering (3) Marine Biology Building Marketing (2) Alaska 14 Construction Mathematics (3) Business Mechanical Puerto Rico: 5 Administration (10) Engineering (2) Chemical Medicine (4) Engineering Music Education Chemistry Music Performance Household Income Father’s Educational Attainment Level Civil Engineering (7) Neuroscience Communications (3) Nursing (4) Computer Nutritional Science Less than High School 14% Engineering Below $10,000 Some High School 12% Performing Arts (3) $10,000 - $29,000 Computer High School Graduate 24% Pharmaceutical $30,000 - $44,499 Some College 13.33% Science (3) $45,000 - $64,499 Studies College Graduate 13.33% Criminal Justice (2) $65,000 - $79,999 Philosophy 2010 CHCI Annual Report Graduate Degree 6.67% $80,000 - $99,999 Dentistry Unknown 12% Political Independent PhD 0.67% Digital Media Science (13) Management Pre-architecture Education (7) Pre-medicine (4) Electrical Psychology (4) Engineering Public Health Hispanic Heritage Mother’s Educational Attainment Level English (4) Radio/TV/Film Fashion Design (2) Radiology Fashion 10 Mexican Hispanic/Latino Costa Rican South American Less than High School 14% Merchandising Science Puerto Rican Guatemalan Some High School 14.67% General Studies (3) Social Work (2) Dominican Republic ) Panamanian Cuban Venezuelan High School Graduate 25.33% Government Sports Management Colombian Bolivian Some College 20% Ecuadorian Central American Graphic Design Supply Chain College Graduate 16% Spaniard Honduran Management Peruvian Uruguayan Graduate Degree 5.33% Health Salvadorian Paraguayan Unknown 2.67% Administration Zoology White Brazilian Black Native American Information Technology States of Origin CONGRESSIONAL INTERN PLACEMENTS PROFILE Senate Total Congressional 1 1 :1 1 6 Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison Interns: 54 1 Congressional Interns :2 Sen. Robert Menendez Sen. Harry Reid (2) Gender 2 3 :2 Female: 56% 2 Sen. Debbie Stabenow 10 Male: 44% Sen. Mark Udall (2) Place of Birth 4 2 House of Representatives United States (48) 1 Rep. Joe Baca (3) Foreign Born (6) 9 Rep. Xavier Becerra Rep. Judy Chu Education Background 3 First Generation to Rep. Henry Cuellar (2) Attend College 59% Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Puerto Rico: 3 Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (2) Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (2) Rep. Ben Ray Luján (2) Rep. Grace Flores Napolitano Household Income Father’s Educational Attainment Level Rep. Solomón P. Ortiz (2) Rep. Ed Pastor (2) Less than High School 22% Below $10,000 11% Rep. Nancy Pelosi $10,000 - $29,000 44% Some High School 13% High School Graduate 28% Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi (2) $30,000 - $44,499 15% $45,000 - $64,499 6% Some College 2% Rep. Jared Polis $65,000 - $79,999 7% College Graduate 20% Rep. Silvestre Reyes $80,000 - $99,999 6% Graduate Degree 4% 2010 CHCI Annual Report Above $100,000 3% Unknown 11% Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (2) Independent 6% Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (3) Unknown 2% Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (2) Rep. John Salazar Rep. Linda Sánchez Rep. Loretta Sánchez (2) Hispanic Heritage Mother’s Educational Attainment Level Rep. José Serrano Rep. Albio Sires (2) Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (2) Mexican Hispanic/Latino Bolivian Chilean Less than High School 13% 11 Dominican Republic Spaniard Some High School 13% Puerto Rican Portugese Salvadorian High School Graduate 24% Ecuadorian Some College 19% Honduran College Graduate 21% Colombia Panamanian Graduate Degree 5% Cuban Unknown 5% Guatemalan Nicaraguan Nathaly Arriola Alyssa Padilla Alexis Ruiz PROFILE ALTRIA FELLOW Tucson, Arizona SEIU FELLOW Hayward, California Marketing Acworth, Georgia Political Science University of Arizona Political Science University of California, Santa Barbara Placement 1: Department of Health and University of Georgia Placement 1: The Office of the Human Services, Office of Global Health Placement 1: Service Employees Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer Affairs, Latin America and Caribbean International Union (SEIU) Placement 2: The Office of Senator Region Placement 2: The White House, Office of Harry Reid Placement 2: The Office of Rep. Raúl M. Presidential Correspondence Grijalva Ismael Cid-Martinez Yisel Valdes Public Policy Fellows NEW YORK LIFE FOUNDATION FELLOW Oscar Peralta UPS FELLOW Weehawken, New Jersey NEW YORK LIFE FOUNDATION FELLOW Miami, Florida Economics Carson City, Nevada Sociology Saint Peter’s College Philosophy and Political Science Duke University Placement: The Office of Senator Robert University of Nevada, Reno Placement 1: House Committee on Menendez Placement: The Office of Senator Harry Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Reid Western Hemisphere Grace Kaissal Placement 2: U.S. Department of COCA-COLA FELLOW Clarissa Ramon Commerce, International Trade Greenville, South Carolina UPS FELLOW Administration Sociology San Antonio, Texas Swarthmore College Political Science Josefina Villanueva Placement 1: U.S. Department of Labor, St. Mary’s University Hammond, Indiana Bureau of International Labor Affairs Placement 1: U.S. Department of Political Science Placement 2: Center for Strategic Research, State, Bureau of International Butler University American Federation of Labor and Congress Organizational Affairs Placement 1: The White House, of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Placement 2: The Office of Rep. Charles Office of Health Reform 2010 CHCI Annual Report A. Gonzalez Placement 2: The Office of Rep. Andre Brenda Loya Carson AZTECA AMERICA FOUNDATION Jose Ramos FELLOW Chicago, Illinois Lorena Villarreal Santa Fe, New Mexico Urban Planning Mission, Texas International Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chicano/a Studies University of New Mexico Placement 1: Senate Committee on Small Rice University Placement: The Office of Rep. Ben Ray Business and Entrepreneurship Placement 1: U.S. Department of State, Luján Placement 2: The White House, Office of Bureau of Political-Military Affairs in the Presidential Correspondence Office of Regional Security & Arms 12 Oscar Mairena Transfers (RSAT) Maywood, California Placement 2: U.S. Department of State, Social Welfare and Ethnic Studies Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in University of California, Berkeley Persons (Public Engagement Office) Placement: The Office of Rep. Barbara Lee States of Origin PUBLIC POLICY FELLOWS PROFILE Total Public Policy Degree From Fellows: 13 Butler University Duke University Gender :1 Female: 9 1 Rice University 1 1 Male: 4 Public Policy Fellows Saint Peter’s College 2 St. Mary’s University Place of Birth Swarthmore College United States 70% 1 1 1 University of Arizona Foreign Born 30% 1 University of California, Berkeley 2 University of California, Santa Barbara Education Background University of Georgia First Generation to 1 Attend College 70% University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign University of Nevada, Reno University of New Mexico Household Income Father’s Educational Attainment Level Focus of Bachelor’s Degree Chicano/a Studies Less than High School 8% Below $10,000 8% Economics High School Graduate 23% $10,000 - $29,000 62% Some College 15% Ethnic Studies $30,000 - $44,499 15% College Graduate 23% International Studies Independent 15% Unknown 31% 2010 CHCI Annual Report Marketing Philosophy Political Science (5) Sociology (2) Urban Planning Hispanic Heritage Mother’s Educational Attainment Level Mexican Less than High School 15% 13 Colombia Some High School 15% Costa Rica High School Graduate 23% Cuban Dominican Republic Some College 31% Nicaraguan Peruvian Puerto Rican Spaniard Romie Barriere University of California, Los Angeles Placement 1: U.S. Department of Health PROFILE LAW GRADUATE FELLOW Placement 1: U.S. Department of & Human Services, Office of Health Reform Hemet, California Education, White House Initiative on Placement 2: U.S. Senate Finance Juris Doctor Educational Excellence for Hispanic Committee Columbia University Americans Placement 1: U.S. Department of Placement 2: Congressional Hispanic Judith Perez Education, Office of Civil Rights Caucus Institute NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Placement 2: U.S. Department of HOUSING GRADUATE FELLOW Education, White House Initiative on Erasmo Nieves Bronx, New York Educational Excellence for Hispanic MOTOROLA STEM GRADUATE Ph.D. Sociology Americans FELLOW Fordham University Coamo, Puerto Rico Placement 1: U.S. Department of Housing David Canales Ph.D. Neuroscience & Urban Development, Office of Com- AZTECA AMERICA FOUNDATION Wake Forest University munity Planning & Development-Grant Graduate Fellows INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS GRADUATE Placement: U.S. House of Representatives, Programs FELLOW Democratic Caucus Placement 12: U.S. House of Represen- Houston, Texas tatives, Financial Services Committee, Juris Doctor Berenice Nuñez Housing Policy Tulane University DAVITA/GENENTECH HEALTH Placement 1: U.S. Department of GRADUATE FELLOW Treasury, Office of International Affairs Long Beach, California Placement 2: Banco Azteca, Mexico City Master in Public Health University of California, Los Angeles Marvin Figueroa BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION SECONDARY EDUCATION GRADUATE FELLOW 2010 CHCI Annual Report Bronx, New York Master of Education “CHCI helped me discover my power, Harvard University Placement 1: The White House, Office of Public Engagement and in the process, how to empower. Placement 2: The Office of Senator Mark Warner It taught me that I am the realization Miguel Lopez of a dream long held, but never fully 14 BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION HIGHER EDUCATION GRADUATE FELLOW realized. I’m now ready to lead.” Los Angeles, California Ph.D. Candidate Higher Education Marvin Figueroa & Organizational Change Bronx, New York 2010-11 Graduate Fellow States of Origin GRADUATE FELLOWS PROFILE Degree From Columbia University Total Graduate 2 Fordham University Fellows: 7 Harvard University Gender Graduate Fellows Tulane University Female: 3 University of California, Los Angeles 3 Male: 4 Wake Forest University Place of Birth 1 United States 72% Advanced Degree Foreign Born 28% 1 Ph.D. Higher Education & Organizational Change Education Background Ph.D. Neuroscience First Generation to Attend College 86% Ph.D. Sociology Puerto Rico: 1 Juris Doctor (2) Master of Education Master of Public Health Household Income Father’s Educational Attainment Level Less than High School 52% Some High School 12% High School Graduate 12% College Graduate 12% 2010 CHCI Annual Report Unknown 12% Hispanic Heritage Mother’s Educational Attainment Level Mexican Less than High School 25% 15 Puerto Rican Some High School 25% Peruvian High School Graduate 38% Honduran Unknown 12% Cuban EADERSHI The promise of “The Congressional Internship Program changed the way I view the world and I am grateful for the opportunity to work in Congress and build my leadership skills.” Karina Jimenez Chicago, Illinois 2010 Fall Congressional Intern 2010 CHCI Annual Report 16 In 2010, CHCI hosted 30 events that convened more than stakeholders, and generated a 7,000 record $4.5 million in revenue. CHCI’s vision is educated and civic-minded Latino leaders engaged in and contributing to all aspects of U.S. society. Today, more than 16 percent of the U.S. population is Latino. The future of America can only be shaped with the inclusion of Latinos while addressing the issues that impede education attainment and upward mobility for our young people. These issues are not just Latino issues—they are American issues. 2010 CHCI Annual Report CHCI has emerged as a national leader in highlighting these issues through its proven services and programs for high school and college students and young professionals, which are backed by a powerful network of Latino leaders in the public and private sectors. Each year, thousands of individuals convene in D.C. and across the country to actively address these issues of improving 17 educational attainment and upward mobility for young people. This convening power complements our program participants’ experiences and instills in the next generation the importance of leading and giving back to enhance the future of our nation. Our Convening Power: Celebrating History, Ensuring the Future Convening the most powerful Hispanic Heritage Month network of Latino and national Each September, Hispanic leaders, CHCI events and programs Heritage Month launches with celebrate the history and heritage CHCI’s premier leadership events of the Latino community while in Washington, D.C. Last year, promoting tomorrow’s brightest CHCI raised nearly $4 million to talent. Presenting a positive image support its leadership programs of Latinos, CHCI brings together through its four-day series of events, current and future leaders across which begins with a public policy the political, creative, and cultural conference and ends with the largest spectrums in conferences, forums, gala in the country honoring Latino and events. Our annual gala goes leadership and accomplishments. beyond the academic to celebrate the milestone contributions to American Public Policy Conference culture made by Hispanics. The 2010 Public Policy Conference 2010 CHCI Annual Report convened nearly 1,300 attendees Year-Round Events ✷ Young Latino Leaders Policy to hear from policy experts on key Summits (April) issues for the community—the ✷ Fiesta de Golf Scholarship economic crisis and the workforce, Challenge (May) financial services, education, ✷ Latino Leaders Networking immigration reform, trade and 18 Receptions commerce, healthcare reform, ✷ Program Graduation Ceremonies labor, and more. Conference ✷ CHCI Alumni: Professional guest speakers included First Lady Development Forums (September) Michelle Obama, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Secretary of Treasury annual comedy night featured actor Timothy Geithner, Secretary Wilmer Valderrama as celebrity host of Homeland Security Janet to a sensational line-up of Latino Napolitano, Secretary of the Interior funny men and women including Ken Salazar, Secretary of Commerce Filipe Esparza, Gilbert Esquivel, Gary Locke, Secretary of Health and Debi Gutierrez, Alex Reymundo, and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Carlos Santos. and many others, who joined more than 20 members of Congress to give voice to the challenges and best practices on all the key issues. CHCI’s conference attendance grew by 44 percent this past year, solidifying it as the key policy event in D.C. for the Latino community 2010 CHCI Annual Report during Hispanic Heritage Month. Reyes of Comedy All CHCI events raise critical funds for its programs. Reyes of Comedy is no different, except that it does it through laughter on the stage of the 19 historic Warner Theatre. Hosted on the third night of CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month events, the 10th Annual Awards Gala Each year, CHCI’s highest honors are awarded on the final night of Hispanic Heritage Month events at an exclusive gathering of Latino leaders, celebrities, and supporters. The 2010 gala hosted more than 2,800 guests and raised more than $2.5 million for CHCI programs while celebrating CHCI’s mission and the community’s many contributions to the nation. The gala welcomed the President and First Lady for the second year in a row. The night ended with a first- ever, post-gala concert featuring the sounds of Elvis Crespo. 2010 CHCI Annual Report CHCI’s Highest Honors As the premier event launching Hispanic Heritage Month, the gala program highlights Latino achievements across a varied range of areas, but primarily focuses on 20 community service and leadership as the common thread among the honorees’ life work. Over the years, honorees have included some of the most prominent names in America— astronauts, composers, musicians, actors, educators, activists—all positive role models and contributors to improving the lives of Latinos and all Americans. In 2010, the highest honors went to actress and activist Eva Longoria, Grammy award- winning musician Arturo Sandoval, and award-winning actor and Grammy and Tony Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda. Past award winners include Soledad O’Brien, Dolores Huerta, Monica Lozano, Raúl Yzaguirre, Carlos Santana, and Dr. Ellen Ochoa, 2010 CHCI Annual Report among many others. Since 1995, more than 50 accomplished Latinos have been recognized at our Annual Awards Gala with CHCI’s highest honors for their leadership and outstanding contributions to the Latino community 21 through their work and philanthropy. “Contributing to CHCI’s mission CHCI Alumni: The alongside dedicated alumni, staff, and Mantle of Leadership sponsors was a priceless opportunity. CHCI program alumni are the next generation of Latino leaders. They The future of the Alumni Association currently number more than 2,100 is brighter than ever and under the around the nation and are serving leadership of the new board, it will in leadership roles in all sectors of society. continue to reach greater milestones Alumni play a significant role for years to come.” in achieving the organization’s mission through mentorship of Alejandra Ceja fellows and interns while they are in Huntington Park, California Washington, D.C. They also partner 2006-10 CHCI Alumni Association President with CHCI’s Ready to Lead (R2L) program and serve as trainers and mentors to high school students at cities across the country. 2010 CHCI Annual Report In 2010, CHCI alumni donated more than $6,000 to support CHCI programs and honored Gabriela Gomez, Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education as the 22 2010 Distinguished Alumnus. They hosted receptions for congressional interns and fellows throughout the year and organized a national roundtable on children’s health and alumni to share information with nutrition. each other and access information CHCI alumni are committed to regarding CHCI events, alumni- Why we give giving back to CHCI, so that future related activities, and professional generations can have the same opportunities. exceptional opportunities afforded to The alumni portal, coupled E. Ivan Zapien them. with the Alumni Association’s social Vice President, Federal Government Relations Currently, there are four alumni media channels and web page on Walmart chapters located across the United CHCI.org, ensure that alumni have 2010 CHCI Annual Report States. CHCI alumni in Boston, access to each other for the purpose CHCI is developing the future leaders of Los Angeles, Miami, and New York of sharing experiences as leaders, the Latino community and that is important stay connected through regular professionals, and contributors to our company, our employees, and our networking and community service in their communities. These suppliers. We understand that educated, activities. To increase engagement communications vehicles also help upwardly mobile Latinos are not only good in cities where alumni chapters alumni remain connected—with for business, but also critical to the future have not yet been established, a new CHCI, the next generation behind success of America. 23 alumni portal was launched through them, and ways they can give back CHCI’s website. The alumni to the organization that made a portal makes it easier for CHCI difference in their lives. TEWARDSHI The promise of “With exceptional fiscal stewardship and high professional standards, CHCI is the leading resource nationally for delivering on public policy programs for Latino students that change lives and produce leaders.” Lonnie Johnson Senior Director, Federal Relations ExxonMobil Corporation 2010 CHCI Annual Report 24 Dedication to continuous organizational improvement have guided CHCI since the beginning. Today, we are positioned for greater growth and engagement. At the same time, we achieved record revenue in a difficult economic climate. Corporate and public policy leaders believe in CHCI’s mission of developing the next generation of Latino leaders. Our award- winning programs, national leadership in tackling the tough challenges facing the Latino community, and fiscal responsibility combine to make CHCI the partner of choice. For those who care deeply about building a stronger America through 2010 CHCI Annual Report outstanding educational services and leadership training, CHCI is a sound investment. Through strong fiscal management during challenging economic times, of every dollar was spent on CHCI 84% programs in 2010. 25 FY 2010 Revenue by Type Total Revenue = $7,501,264 $51,189 (1%) Our Governance: Responsible Stewardship $62,140 (1%) HHM Through Operational Excellence Other Events CHCI’s solid record of responsible of Directors represents our Program Restricted In Kind stewardship and programmatic commitment to the future of the $2,295,925 (34%) Other Revenue excellence depends on visionary Latino community and the nation. thinking and a continuous renewal of In addition, a newly established $51,189 (1%) strategy. In 2010, CHCI developed a advisory council brings respected $484,918 (34%) new five-year plan that builds upon policy and business expertise to bear proven strengths as it maps out the on the stewardship of CHCI for FY 2005 Revenue by Type organization’s path for growth in the the exciting years ahead. In 2010, Total Revenue = $4,033,700 21st century. The plan’s four pillars are: the board adopted new bylaws and $67,341 (2%) $298,200 (7%) ✷ To grow and add value to CHCI developed a new board manual that HHM programs, enhance the alumni clearly outlines committee charters Other Events experience, and leverage CHCI’s with scope of work and includes Program Restricted convening power to focus $834,395 In Kind revised finance policies and controls. (21%) attention on Latino education Other Revenue CHCI is also working to increase the $116,614 attainment; national visibility and engagement of (3%) $2,717,150 (67%) ✷ To raise CHCI visibility, enhance the CHCI brand, and promote the board and the advisory council. 2010 CHCI Annual Report a positive image of the Latino community; CHCI has continued its tight fiscal management Strong Financial spending 84 percent of every dollar on its programs. ✷ To increase and diversify revenue CHCI Revenue and Expenses streams; and Position Total Revenue = $7,501,264 ✷ To make CHCI a “Best Practice” This year, CHCI revenue reached $8,000000 $7,000000 model in board governance and a record level $7.5 million. Direct $6,000000 operations. program support increased by 54 26 $5,000000 percent in one year and has almost $4,000000 $3,000000 Dynamic New Board doubled since 2005. Today, direct $2,000000 Structure program support accounts for 31 $1,000000 The 2011-12 CHCI Board percent of contributions—up from $0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total Revenue Total Expense CHCI was highlighted in 3,038 media stories— 247% increase from 2009—driving 78% more traffic to its program web pages. Social media fans and followers grew by 200%! just 23 percent in 2009. CHCI television, radio, print, web, and programs continue to be primarily social media. CHCI media partners supported by Hispanic Heritage provided CHCI with a strong voice Month event revenue, which in public service announcements— reached a record level $3.98 million ranging from program specific to in 2010; however, Hispanic Heritage education attainment—culminating Month revenue accounted for only in December with a 30-minute 53 percent of CHCI total revenue special hosted by Univision’s —down from 56 percent in 2009. Maria Elena Salinas. For its “Es Leveraging CHCI’s El Momento: Abriendo Puertas,” Salinas interviewed CHCI Intern Why we give Media Partners Leonel Ruiz, CHCI Fellow Brenda Susan Gonzales Vice President, Comcast Foundation and Corporate This year marked another high Loya, and CHCI Alumni Association Senior Director, Federal and External Affairs visibility year for CHCI. Thanks President Luis Campillo, discussing 2010 CHCI Annual Report to our media partners, CHCI was the obstacles they have faced to Comcast’s dedication to expanding digital able to reach a record number become young Latino leaders in literacy, promoting community service of people nationally across all America. and building tomorrow’s leaders are reasons communication platforms including why we continue to support CHCI programs. Fostering the growth of our future Hispanic 2010 2009 Increase leaders is not only part of Comcast’s vision 27 Media Hits 3,038 874 247% of diversity. It is critical to the future of our Program Page Visitors 506,000 284,000 78% country. Social Media Followers 3,196 1,066 200% Recognition and Thanks CHCI values the generosity of its donors, and recognizes that it wouldn’t be what it is today without the effort, energy, and support of many. On behalf of the board of directors, staff, and students, CHCI wishes to honor the following donors for their generous contributions to CHCI and to the shared mission of developing the next generation of Latino leaders. The following list recognizes combined program and event support received from January 1 through December 31, 2010. Chair’s Circle Telemundo Hyundai $1 million + Time Warner Cable Marc Anthony Scholarship Fund* Walmart* UnitedHealth Group/United Health McDonalds* Foundation Morgan Lewis Legacy Leaders Society Univision National Association of REALTORS $200,000 – $499,999 UPS/UPS Foundation National Education Association AstraZeneca Vinos de la España de Don Quijote New York Life/New York Life Foundation ExxonMobil Corporation The Nielsen Company Toyota Motor North America The 1978 Society Pfizer $50,000 – $99,999 PG&E Corporation Visionary Society Altria Group SEIU $100,000 – $199,999 Amgen Union Pacific AFL-CIO and affiliated unions Bank of America USAFunds/USAFunds Foundation American Petroleum Institute* Darden Anheuser-Busch Companies Edison International Friends of CHCI 2010 CHCI Annual Report AT&T/AT&T Foundation FedEx $2,500 – $49,999 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation* General Electric AARP Change to Win and affiliated unions General Mills* Abbott Laboratories The Coca-Cola Company/The Coca-Cola General Motors/General Motors Abraham Watkins/Benny Agosto, Jr. Company Foundation Foundation* AFL-CIO Comcast Hewlett Packard Dell Lilly USA 28 Lockheed Martin Corporation Since its inception, CHCI’s scholarship program has invested Motorola Foundation PepsiCo/PepsiCo Foundation nearly $3.3 million in the Latino community, thanks to Southwest Airlines generous support from our partners. State Farm Insurance Companies Recognition and Thanks AFSCME The Boeing Company Dine Equity American Airlines Bohnett Foundation DIRECTV Más American Express BP Dupont American Federation of Teachers Cablevision Duty Free Americas/UETA American Honda Motor Company California Teachers Association EMD Serono American Hospital Association CapitalWirePR Enitial Advanced Communications American Institute of Certified Public Career Education Corporation Entergy Accountants Cash America EVS Communications American Kidney Fund CBS Exelon American Postal Workers Union Chevron FHL Bank of San Francisco American Red Cross Citi Ford Motor Company Fund/Ford Motor American Sugar Alliance Company Communications Workers of America APEAM Fox Deportes Continental Airlines APS Fresenius Medical Care North America Conversación Charlas Arbitron, Inc. Gali Service Industries Cox Enterprises Aurora Foundation Genentech Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation Azteca America General Atomics Aeronautical Systems CTIA Baxter Georgetown University DaVita BCBS Association Goldman Sachs DCI Group Best Buy, Inc. Google Democratic National Committee 2010 CHCI Annual Report BNSF Railway Great Minds in STEM Department of State Grupo Vida Media Hargrove, Inc. “I have learned through CHCI that, although we may not be Harrah’s Entertainment HCA, Inc. able to change where we have been, we can change where Heineken USA* we are going. CHCI programs have made a difference in my Hispanic Communications Network life and I look forward to spreading that HITN 29 The Home Depot/The Home Depot hope to our underserved communities.” Foundation Honeywell Raúl Magdaleno Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Dallas, Texas IBC Bank 2004 CHCI Intern & 2010 CHCI Service Award Recipient Recognition and Thanks International Brotherhood of Teamsters Johnson & Johnson In 2010, inquiries about CHCI programs exceeded JPMorganChase & Company 23,000 individuals—an increase of more than 100% over 2009. Kraft Foods, Inc. Latina Style, Inc. Now more than ever, donor support is critical to expand LiUNA! CHCI’s programs to meet the needs of our Latino youth. Logisticorp Lundbeck, Inc. Marathon Oil Novo Nordisk Safeway Inc. Marriott International Nuclear Energy Institute Sallie Mae MEDCO Health Solutions, Inc. Oracle Salt River Project Merck & Co. PBS Security Industries Financial Markets Microsoft Corporation Pearson Foundation Association MillerCoors Pepco Sempra Energy Mobile Future Planned Parenthood SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc. Moroccan American Cultural Center PNM Resources Shell National Association of Broadcasters Prudential SíTV National Association of Minority Auto Dealers Raytheon Society for Human Resource Management National Beer Wholesalers Association RC Consulting Sodexo National Cable and Telecommunications Rent-a-Center Southern Company 2010 CHCI Annual Report Association Rep. Albio Sires National Hispanic Medical Association Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez National Latina Institute for Reproductive Rep. Ed Pastor Thanks to our media partners: Health Rep. John Salazar National Latino Coalition for Climate Change CapitalWirePR Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard National Wildlife Federation Comcast Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez NBC Universal EVS Communications Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva New America Alliance Grupo Vida Media Rep. Rubén Hinojosa 30 News Corporation Rep. Silvestre Reyes Hispanic Communications Nike Network Rep. Solomón P. Ortiz Nissan HITN Rep. Xavier Becerra Northrop Grumman Latina Style, Inc. Ridgewells Telemundo Univision Washington Hispanic A total of 1,078 students participated in CHCI’s Ready to Lead (R2L) program in 2010, receiving important information SunTrust about college preparation, financial assistance and leadership Telefonica opportunities. Programs like R2L help high school students Texas Instruments prepare for a brighter future. Think Food Group/Chef José Andrés Time Warner, Inc.* T-Mobile USA Tonio Burgos & Associates Toyota Financial Services Turkish Coalition of America Tyson Foods, Inc. United Auto Workers United Food and Commercial Workers International Union United Technologies U.S. Army/ROTC U.S. Chamber of Commerce USDA USTelecom Association Utility Workers Union of America Verizon/Verizon Wireless* 2010 CHCI Annual Report Viacom VISA The Walt Disney Company Washington Hispanic Western Union Invest in the Future *Donor’s gift represents a portion of a multi-year CHCI is tax-exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue commitment to CHCI. Code. All grants and contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted CHCI’s 2010 donor list includes combined program and 31 by federal law and will help CHCI achieve its mission to develop the next event sponsorships received between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2010. Every effort has been made to generation of Latino leaders. For additional information on ways to support ensure that the information contained in this report is CHCI programs and activities, contact the CHCI Development Department accurate. Please report any errors or omissions to CHCI’s Development Department at 202-548-5865. by email at email@example.com or telephone at 202-548-8787. 2009-10 Board of Directors CHCI extends its sincere thanks to 2009-10 board members for their service and commitment to the organization’s mission. Executive Committee Mike Fernández, Cargill Frank Quevedo, Quevedo Group Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, CHCI Chair Victor Flores, Arizona Public Service Sonia Ramírez, AFL-CIO Rita Jaramillo, CHCI Vice-Chair, Jerry Fuentes, AT&T Rep. Silvestre Reyes National Education Association Francisco Gali, Gali Service Industries, Inc. Chuck Rocha, Communications Andrew Baldonado, CHCI Secretary, Workers of America The Hon. Robert Garcia, Robert Garcia Anheuser-Busch Companies & Associates Rep. Ciro Rodriguez Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, CHCI Treasurer Susan Gonzales, Comcast Minerva Rodriguez, MRR & Associates Esther Aguilera, CHCI President & CEO Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez Benjamin Romero, Lockheed Martin Emilio González, Verizon Communications Frank P. Ros, The Coca-Cola Company Board Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Dean Aguillen, Ogilvy GR Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard Silvia Aldana, PG&E Corporation Rep. Ben R. Luján Del. Gregorio Sablan Eddie Aldrete, IBC Bank Lidia S. Martinez, Southwest Airlines Rocio Saenz, SEIU Rep. Joe Baca Sen. Robert Menendez Ignacio Salazar, SER-Jobs for Progress Rep. Xavier Becerra National, Inc. Moses Mercado, Ogilvy GR Rep. John T. Salazar 2010 CHCI Annual Report Tonio Burgos, Tonio Burgos & Associates Rep. Grace Flores Napolitano Rep. Dennis Cardoza Rep. Linda T. Sánchez Carlos D. Nazario Jr., RC Consulting, LLC Gil Casellas, Omnitru Rep. Loretta Sánchez Juan Ochoa, Metropolitan Pier Alejandra Ceja, CHCI Alumni Association Exposition Authority Rep. José E. Serrano President Rep. Solomón P. Ortiz Rep. Albio Sires Maria Contreras-Sweet, PROMERICA Bank Orlando Padilla, Padilla Networks Omar Vargas, PepsiCo Rep. Jim Costa Emilio Pardo, AARP Ray Verches, Verches & Associates Rep. Henry Cuellar 32 Rep. Ed Pastor E. Ivan Zapien, Walmart Leo Diaz, UPS Yvette Pena Lopes, BlueGreen Alliance Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Luis J. Echarte, Azteca America CHCI Counsel Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi Ivelisse Estrada, Univision Communications Patricia Pineda, Toyota Motor Henry Fernandez, USAFunds North America, Inc. ACHIEVING OUR DREAMS Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute The Edward R. Roybal Building 911 2nd Street, NE Washington, D.C. 20002 202-543-1771 • Fax: 202-543-9434 www.chci.org CHCI is instituting an environmentally safe printing policy FSC LOGO SOY INK LOGO for all its publications and stationary needs. 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