Introducing the new 2019/2020 DHS Adelante Board of Directors – Officers and Advisory Council:
Victor De Leon - CBP
Karla Madera - FEMA
Kevin Gutierrez - ICE
Mara Melson - USCIS
Director of Memberships Relations:
Lloyd Calderon - DOE
Director of Interagency Affairs: Jose "Tony" Perez - USAID
Director of Programs & Operations:
Joanna Harvey -DOC
DHS Adelante is a DHS recognized employee resource group comprised of employees from the Department, with an emphasis on Latin/Hispanic matters; however, DHS Adelante is FREE to join and open to all Federal employees. DHS Adelante aims to embed a culture of inclusion and foster mutual respect in a diverse workforce, while maximizing its members’ growth potential through professional development, networking, and community events – regardless of national origin, ethnicity, or culture.
Prospanica DC begins its search today to find the next top 40 leaders under the age 40 the DC metropolitan area. Committed to empowering the Hispanic community, Prospanica DC is proud bring for second year a leadership development initiative: the 40 Under 40 Awards program. This program recognizes and celebrates Hispanic professionals across all sectors of the DC metro area who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, service, and commitment to the growth of our community.
Guillermo Creamer Jr.
Ariana Solis Gomez
Join us to recognize 40 of the top emerging Latino leaders in the DC metropolitan area for 2019. Celebrate the impact they're making in our community with a special presentation and reception.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
601 E St NW, Washington, DC 20049
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Deadline: July 22, 2019
The LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) invites qualified rising college juniors and seniors to
apply to the NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship. The program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Latino
students with an interest in the media and entertainment industry pursue a bachelor’s degree at a U. S. post-secondary
institution. The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is sponsored by NBCUniversal and administered by the
LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC).
The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program will award ten (10) $5,000 national scholarships to qualified rising
sophomores and juniors. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university; at least 18 years of
age or older; have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale; be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent
Resident; and have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:
• Must be a sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university
• Must be at least 18 years of age or older
• Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
• Must be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
• Must have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.
Applicants must submit the following by the deadline of July 22
Completed online application, including submission of the following:
College transcript with proof of cumulative grade point average
Three letters of recommendation, including a complete telephone number and email address for each
For more information, please click here.