[PAST EVENT] LLSA Speaker Series: MALDEF
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- Free food
Join LLSA, ILSS, and ACS on Thursday (11/15) during the lunch hour in Room 127 in welcoming Burth Lopez, a staff attorney at the Washington DC office of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. MALDEF is one of the nation's leading voices for Latino civil rights. Mr. Lopez will discuss some of MALDEF's current and past projects, as well as his experiences being a Latino attorney working in the public interest field in DC.
"Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation?s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the 'law firm of the Latino community,' MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access." More information can be found at: http://www.maldef.org.