Hispanic Nat'l Bar

Hispanic Nat'l Bar

@HNBANews

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HNBA is a nonprofit, nat'l membership org representing the interests of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students.

Washington, DC
Joined February 2010

HNBA Applauds Microsoft and Princeton University for Their Intervention on Behalf of Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients - https://mailchi.mp/hnba/hnba-applauds-microsoft-and-princeton-university-for-their-intervention-on-behalf-of-hundreds-of-thousands-of-daca-recipients

In a new report, a group of @utaustin professors have demanded the university take action to support #Hispanic faculty members, citing pay inequity & discrimination. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/10/30/ut-austin-faculty-group-wants-institution-fix-what-it-says-system-marginalizes

. @forbes sat down w/ one of the leading #Hispanic business leaders, @ingridsmart of @CassanovaMcCann to discuss the economic power of our community, her Puerto Rican childhood and the future of a truly diverse business world. #RepresentationMatters https://www.forbes.com/sites/courtstroud/2019/10/29/how-one-latina-overcame-shyness-and-became-a-powerful-us-hispanic-advertising-ceo/#4a22dd112314

Last Chance to Register for HNBA/Prudential Su Dinero Washington, D.C., November 14 - https://mailchi.mp/hnba/su-dinero-washington-dc-november-14_4

A recent report showed that ave. revenue from #Latino-owned small businesses skyrocketed in 2019, surpassing that of non-Latino small businesses. Our community has always believed in the American Dream and our contributions to should never be discounted! https://nypost.com/2019/10/19/revenue-is-soaring-for-hispanic-owned-companies/

Congrats to the #HNBA VIA Fund scholarship recipients! Our work as legal professionals is only one part of the equation to being successful. Community and family are cornerstones to true success and your committment to all three deserves recognition. https://news.unm.edu/news/unm-school-of-law-students-receive-hispanic-national-bar-association-vision-in-action-scholarship-awards

Charlane Oliver of the @equityalliance1 explains why we need robust election security policies to ensure the integrity of the #2020Election and to protect communities of color. https://www.npr.org/2019/10/27/773817334/how-to-respond-when-election-interference-targets-african-american-voters

This #SCOTUS season, learn more about the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the VRA and how further action could affect communities of color most often targeted for voter suppression. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/supreme-court-voting-rights-act-obliteration.html

Twitter's recent ban on political and hot-topic issue ads has drawn mixed reactions from both sides of the political aisle. But what does this mean for the integrity of our elections? Learn more about the new measure. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/30/twitter-ban-all-political-ads-amid-election-uproar/

“I am deeply invested in meaningfully moving the needle in the legal, judicial, political spheres by establishing and sustaining a growing pipeline of Latino/a attorneys,
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“I am deeply invested in meaningfully moving the needle in the legal, judicial, political spheres by establishing and sustaining a growing pipeline of Latino/a attorneys," says Lindsay Holloman, recently sworn in as National Secretary of the HNBA. Congrats, Lindsay! @HNBANews

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a consolidated group of cases involving the @WhiteHouse decision to end #DACA. @TheNLJ gives us a run down of the key legal questions surrounding the case. https://www.law.com/nationallawjournal/2019/11/12/justice-gorsuch-raises-key-question-against-trumps-move-to-rescind-daca/

DEADLINE *NOV 18*: We are currently accepting CLE proposals for the 2020 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Click here submit your proposal today. #HNBAinPHX https://hnba.com/submit-your-2020-ccc-cle-proposal/

Last Day to Submit Proposals for 2020 CCC CLE! Submission Closes at 5PM Today! - https://mailchi.mp/hnba/calling-all-cle-proposals-for-2020-ccc-50065

. @washingtonpost researched the changing demographics of the country, tracking the growth of communities of color that are still massively underrepresented at the polls. Voter registration will continue to matter as our community builds power. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/10/28/graph-that-summarizes-future-american-politics/

Join Us for the HNBA/MassMutual Su Negocio in Atlanta, GA on November 22 - https://mailchi.mp/hnba/su-negocio-atlanta-ga-november-22

Facebook has recently outlined its plans for election security in the lead up to the #2020Election. From removing accounts to rejecting ads that supress the vote, the company is using lessons learned from 2016 to protect voters. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/21/facebook-announces-new-election-security-features-removes-fake-accounts.html

. @HNBA_Pres a @TelemundoNews: "Mientras nuestra nación continúa creciendo en materia de diversidad, no podemos ignorar ni el papel clave de jueces que provienen de diversos entornos y experiencias, ni las consecuencias derivadas de su ausencia." https://www.telemundo.com/noticias/2019/11/06/trump-celebra-la-nominacion-de-mas-de-150-jueces-la-mayoria-hombres-blancos-conservadores-tmna3575614

FACT: #Latina workers had to work 23 straight months to earn what their white male counterparts earned in 12. On this #LatinaEqualPayDay, we're proud to join advocates for pay equity nationwide to raise the issue of income inequality https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/11/19/business/bc-us-latinas-wage-gap.html

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