Issues · Law School

Walkout: How Protests Lead to Increase Access to Education

There is a meme going around that shows two versions of Latinos: one is a group of college grads and the others are protesters. The image reads that the graduates’ actions (of going to school) speaks louder than the protesters. The idea being that we should keep our heads down, do the work, and our… Continue reading Walkout: How Protests Lead to Increase Access to Education

Issues · Work Life Balance

Uprooting The Seeds of Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it’s an important topic for me because I work daily with survivors of domestic violence. That’s the general reason why this matters to me, but another big reason why advocating for survivors of DV matters to me is because I also experienced & observed inter-family violence in the… Continue reading Uprooting The Seeds of Domestic Violence

Law School · Work Life Balance

I Get So Lonely: Battling Isolation and Loneliness as a New College Student

Can I tell you how hyped I was to start college? I was so excited! I had the full “traditional” American experience at a four-year university and absolutely loved it. Yet, I would see some students around me who hated it and I just didn’t get it. What’s not to love? There’s so much freedom… Continue reading I Get So Lonely: Battling Isolation and Loneliness as a New College Student

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Five Ways to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month as a Latina Lawyer

Love it or hate it, we’re about to get our annual dose of Latino-centered media and events to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month! I have always embraced this month because I grew up in a very homogeneous community with family too far away to really experience cultural/familial norms and traditions. LHM has always been a gateway… Continue reading Five Ways to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month as a Latina Lawyer

Issues · Law School

Goals: Making your way to Law School as an Undocumented Student

We are so lucky to have a guest post today by Brenda, a current undergrad student with law school on the horizon. She is also undocumented and has overcome the obstacles many of us or our family members have experienced. It is always so inspiring to see people in our community working so hard on their… Continue reading Goals: Making your way to Law School as an Undocumented Student

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Balancing Act: Dealing with the Guilt & Frustration Attached to your Finances

I was running out of data on my phone early this month and had to resort to reading during my commute. Usually I have a book, but this past week I decided to read my “guilty pleasure” magazines and I’m so glad I did! I’m a long-time subscriber to Glamour and was so impressed by… Continue reading Balancing Act: Dealing with the Guilt & Frustration Attached to your Finances