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on Mar 11, 2021
Unlike years past, it seems all people were aware of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021. The annual celebration was met this year with a heightened awareness of the value women, past and present, have contributed to society. Even the little people knew it was a special day.
on Mar 4, 2021
March is very special to Lawyers Club because it is Women’s History Month, a month to recognize “sheroes” for their important past and present contributions to our society.
on Mar 2, 2021
The promise of this America, one where I can be myself, where my bravery is rewarded rather than punished, where Black men and women feel protected by the justice system and can pursue any dream they have, where women are allowed to be powerful and in control, moved me to tears.
on Feb 2, 2021
[RBG] assumed the mantle of her unsolicited celebrity so graciously in her later years that she helped more than one generation reimagine a life in the law as simultaneously fulfilling and cool.
on Jan 21, 2021
What are you?” A question I constantly have tried to find a correct answer to growing up. My appearance next to my Caucasian mother would often collect second glances from others in the grocery store, at restaurants, or even school events. Once, I had a doctor who apparently did not read my chart before coming in the room, who suggested a course of action he thought best for “Hispanic women.” I should clarify, I am a half-Caucasian and half-African American woman. This is why, on November 7, I ugly cried as Kamala Harris was confirmed as the first female to be elected vice-president—a woman of color elected to the second-highest office in the nation.
on Dec 31, 2020
on May 15, 2020
Completing our daily obligations can be difficult during these trying times. By now, you probably have tried many techniques to cope with the stress and anxiety caused by the “new normal” and the seemingly unending uncertainty. This week, I was reminded that sometimes the best technique to cope and move forward is to look for inspiration from others. As you continue to tackle your responsibilities and find time to support our mission, I provide the following inspirational quote. “Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, for as long as you can.” -- Former U.S. Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Clinton.