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  • 13
    Apr 2015

    Please join us for a special TAMARINDO NIGHTS Tuesday, April 28th as we raise funds for our scholarships and programming.

    DON'T FORGET: your admission ticket will automatically enter you into our raffle where you could ...
    2015-04-13

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    Sponsored by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Roxana McKinney & Vidal Peoples of Strategies For Wealth.

    Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tamarindo-nights-fundraiser-sponsored-by-mitchell-gold-bob-williams-and-roxana-mckinney-vidal-tickets-16409474179

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  • 25
    Mar 2015

    Applications for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s summer high school program, R2L NextGen, are open.

    R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for high school students in 9t...
    2015-03-25

    The program, which will take place July 26 –31, 2015, is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.

    Student must reside in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island. in order to be eligible to apply (detailed eligibility requirements can be found here). CHCI...

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  • 24
    Mar 2015

    Governor Cuomo appoints Elizabeth De Leon Bhargava as Deputy Secretary for Labor

    Felicidades!
    2015-03-24

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    The Dominican Bar Association celebrates this new appointment by Governor Cuomo.

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  • 24
    Mar 2015

    Today’s LatinAJustice Leaders are THE MIRABAL SISTERS!

    Today LatinoJustice PRLDEF honors the Mirabal sisters. The Mirabal Sisters were four Dominican...
    2015-03-24

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    Patria, Dedé, Minerva and María Teresa all became involved in the political movement against Trujillo, who ruled as dictator from 1930 to 1961. Minerva studied law and became a lawyer, but because she declined Trujillo's romantic advances, she was only allowed to earn a degree, but not have a lic...

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  • 10
    Mar 2015

    ABA Launches Deberes Y Derechos and Conozca Sus Derechos

    The ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities (Hispanic Commission) announces ...
    2015-03-10

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    Conozca Sus Derechos

    The webpage features videos of the weekly news broadcast segment, “Conozca Sus Derechos”/ “Know Your Legal Rights,” done in collaboration with Univisión (Chicago)–– the largest Spanish language broadcast outlet in the United States–– to provide a legal educational resource...

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  • 03
    Mar 2015

    On March 5, 2015 DBA will co-sponsor discussion- The Cuban Thaw: What do the new changes mean for U.S. businesses?

    With the news that the Obama administration will be easing the sanctions on Cuba, our clients are...
    2015-03-03

    We’ll discuss:

    New business opportunities
    Doing business in Cuba—the legal and business reality on the ground
    Politics and policy

    Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
    Time: 4:30-8:00 p.m.
    Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 437 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10022
    Contact: Tasha King
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  • 19
    Feb 2015

    DBA Launches its Community Workshops

    The DBA will partner up with organizations such as Fordham Law LALSA, LatinoJustice & El CCCD to ...
    2015-02-19

    SAVE THE DATES:

    The DBA along with Fordham Law LALSA, LatinoJustice & El CCCD present
    Workshop on Landlord / Tenant Rights
    Wednesday April 1, 2015 at 6:00pm
    El Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano


    The DBA with El CCCD present
    Workshop on Stop and Frisk
    Wednesday May 6, 2015 at...

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  • 19
    Feb 2015

    Apply for the 2015 DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Application Deadline is Monday, March 30, 2015

    DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to rising (2015-16) se...
    2015-02-19

    All rising second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible to apply.

    To qualify f...

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