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Marco A. Davis: New Generations of Leadership

Marco A. Davis is President & CEO of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), which was founded in 1976 by Latino Members of Congress to develop new generations of leadership. Marco is a thought leader in the areas of civic engagement, educational achievement, community advocacy, and Latinx leadership. He brings wisdom from years of spearheading leadership development for UnidosUS and serving (as Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and as Director of Public Engagement for the Corporation for National and Community Service) in the Obama Administration. Marco and CHCI host a leadership-focused podcast, Here to Lead.

Words of Wisdom: "Hispanics are 2% of school superintendents, 3% percent of school board members and 4% of university presidents… We’re underrepresented everywhere. And that... brings me back to the mission of CHCI, which is that we need leaders for all of those roles, for all of those positions. And we've got to ramp up the pipeline and the supply to get folks ready to take on those positions and to represent us better."

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Inspiring Leader: Congressman Tony Cárdenas, from California


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