WASHINGTON, DC --(Marketwired - June 30, 2016) - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation's leading Hispanic leadership development and educational services organization, announced today that Charter Communications will significantly support its mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders.
"We want to congratulate Charter on its successful merger with Time Warner Cable," said Cristina Antelo, CHCI Interim President and CEO. "And we greatly appreciate its strong support of our mission. We look forward to working with Charter during this exciting time of growth and change and are very pleased that the company will build upon Time Warner Cable's strong commitment to support America's future leaders."
"As one of the preeminent Latino/a youth leadership organizations, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute makes a meaningful difference in the lives of thousands of young people and we at Charter look forward to working as an active partner in helping shape the nation's next generation of great leaders," said Catherine Bohigian, Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Charter Communications.
The Charter Communications/CHCI partnership supports CHCI's Congressional Internship Program and has provided opportunities for 28 future leaders to gain valuable work experience in Washington, D.C. since 2010. Charter is also a Capstone Partner for CHCI's capital campaign, Building Our Future, Together.
CHCI is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,600 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, scholar-intern programs, Ready to Lead (R2L®) college readiness program, and R2L NextGen program. CHCI NextOpp is its latest resource allowing young Latinos to save, search and share life-changing opportunities for Latinos across the United States. The CHCI Board of Directors is comprised of Hispanic members of Congress, nonprofit, union and corporate leaders. Visit www.chci.org, or join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business™ similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.