Wednesday, February 3, 2010

LALSA Newsletter 2/3/2010

Hey LALSA!

Here’s a quick overview of what’s in our most recent email.


Brought to you by LALSA:
  1. General Body Meeting / Spanish for Lawyers Workshop
  2. LALSA T-Shirts are in!
  3. March is DIVERSITY MONTH
  4. Recruiting Latino Admitted Students
  5. LALSA Facebook Group

Other Events at BCLS:
  1. Students of Color Retreat Networking Event with Goulston & Storrs
  2. What are the other ALSAs doing?
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Brought to you by LALSA:


  1. LALSA General Body Meeting/ Spanish for Lawyers Workshop: Tuesday, February 9th from 12:30-1:30pm in EW 100. Your E-Board has been working hard this semester, so come find out what LALSA is up to and enjoy lunch on us! After some announcements and sign-ups we’ll be going straight into our Spanish for Lawyers Workshop! This will be a good chance to practice your Spanish skills, learn some legal vocabulary, and get some tips for working with Latino clients. This will be especially helpful to anyone going on the Spring Break Immigration Service Trip.
  2. LALSA T-Shirts: Shirts are available for those that ordered them at the last General Body Meeting. Shirts are $8 each. They will be available for payment / pick up at the next General Body Meeting, or else email Yliana for your T-shirt if you ordered one and can’t make it on Tuesday.
  3. March is DIVERSITY MONTH: All the ALSAs and LSA Diversity Committee have a lot of things in the works for March. LALSA will be hosting a Documentary Screening, and Guest Speaker, encouraging faculty to pledge to discuss issues of diversity in their classes during March, facilitating a Diversity Roundtable Discussion and participating in the annual Taste of Diversity event. We’re also planning another LALSA Potluck this month, which means lots of food, drinks, and dancing - so don’t miss out!!!
  4. Recruiting Latino Admitted Students: As we have in the past LALSA will be inviting admitted students to come visit BC Law for the Open House on March 26th. We will need volunteers to make phone calls to admitted students, and to offer to host a student for that weekend. We’ll also be planning some social events for admitted students to meet current students and see a little bit of Boston that weekend. If you’d like to take a bigger role in this process please sign up at the General Body Meeting.
  5. LALSA Facebook Group – Join our Group! There are tons of great links to national organizations and information about scholarships, internships, and clerkships, so don’t miss out! http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=2343024074&ref=ts

Other Events at BCLS:

  1. Students of Color Retreat Networking Event with Goulston & Storrs: Thursday, February 4, 4:00PM to 6:00PM. Please don't forget to RSVP to the Goulston & Storrs networking panel and reception. Goulston will be sending 10 + attorneys out, in addition to the panelist, so please make every effort to come. Also, please don't forget to email mccourtk@bc.edu with you fun fact for the scavenger hunt. DRESS IS BUSINESS CASUAL.
  2. What are the other ALSAs doing? (1) APALSA Lunar New Year Dinner: Come celebrate Chinese New Year with APALSA! They are having a nice, warm dinner downtown on Friday, February 12. The address of China Pearl is 9 Tyler St. Boston, MA 02111. RSVP by FRIDAY HERE: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dFpNZ281SHRzOVpoNDBNX0t5aWlhcHc6MA 1Ls can pay $5 to their section reps, otherwise Thursday is the last day to find them tabling in the Yellow Room from 12:45-1:45pm. (2) NALSA General Body Meeting : February 18th . (3) BLSA: February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH keep a look out for their events on Wednesdays!

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