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  • 09
    Jul 2015

    HNBA Latina Commission Award

    HNBA Latina Commission is now accepting nominations for its Annual Award.

    Purpose of the award

    The HNBA Latina Commission is accepting nominations for its Annual Award in honor of Latina trailblazers who, licensed a minimum of 20 years, have achieved great distinction by opening up opportunities historically closed to Latina lawyers. The purpose of the Latina Commis...

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  • 23
    Jun 2015

    2015 DBA Scholarship

    $3,000 DBA Scholarship for Law Students

    Each year, the DBA awards individual scholarships to eligible law students who demonstrate community involvement, academic promise and financial need.

    Rising 1L's, 2L's, 3L's and 4LE's matriculated in an ABA accredited law school may apply to receive a $3,000 scholarship. Scholarships to be a...

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  • 08
    May 2015

    Grace Outreach D. Jeris Scholarship

    If you are graduating this June, and going to a CUNY Community College, you can qualify for a sch...

    The scholarship offers you three things:

    1. Payments of $400 as you complete the requirements for a 5-week summer prep program and join first semester activities at a CUNY college.

    2. A Grace Outreach college counselor will guide/support you in your first year at a CUNY college, and you wil...

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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 ...


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

    Get your tickets here:

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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...

    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



    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...


    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 ...


    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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