Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host 3rd Annual Award Gala

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host 3rd Annual Award Gala

Former U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Dennis Hastert, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo Rato to receive CHLI Leadership Awards


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Washington, DC–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–

ADVISORY for May 2nd

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will host its 3rd annual Leadership Award gala on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. This year, CHLI presents its CHLI Leadership in Public Service Award to former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives J. Dennis Hastert and the CHLI Leadership in International Relations Award to IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato. These awards are given to individuals for their outstanding leadership in upholding democratic values both in the United States and abroad. Other speakers at the event include Congressman Joe Baca, Congressman Mike McIntire and CHLI Chairman Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart.

If your news organization is interested in covering the event or for more information, please contact Mercy Viana Schlapp at 703-470-4794.

WHO:

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

WHAT:

Annual Leadership Award Gala

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency

400 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

Established in 2003, CHLI works to promote new and alternative approaches to challenges faced by the 40 million Hispanic and Portuguese Americans living in the United States today. Through educational partnerships, leadership programs, academic seminars and other events, CHLI provides opportunities for discussion and exploration of strategic solutions for community challenges that in turn, benefit the nation as a whole.

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host 3rd Annual Award Gala