WASHINGTON, D.C.–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 25, 2003–Today, during a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Nissan North America (NNA) donated $15,000 during a presentation to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) Board of Directors at their VIP reception of the 26th Annual Gala held at the MCI Center.
The CHCI Annual Gala is one of the largest Latino events in the nation’s capital.
This event is renowned for bringing together people of varied ethnic, professional, and geographical backgrounds to achieve a common goal: help Hispanic youth realize their dreams.
The exclusive reception was hosted by the Board of Directors and sponsored by NNA. Seizing the opportunity to further contribute to CHCI’s efforts to help Latino youth reach a higher level of education, NNA offered the $15,000 contribution that will go towards their educational and leadership development programs. The VIP reception was attended by 250 local and national business, community, corporate and political leaders.
“We are now in our ninth year partnering with the CHCI and its educational fund. We at Nissan believe that recognizing the value of education is key to producing the next generation of leaders who can accurately represent their community,” remarked Terri Hines, Senior Manager of Public Affairs for NNA. “Through our partnership with CHCI, we hope to make a difference with the training of future Latino officials and community leaders who seek to be responsive and effective public servants.”
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