Law School

Summer Series: Finding Your Passion

Our Summer Series continues! This series highlights different Latina students and law grads as they embark in their summer jobs and/or bar prep all across the country. We hope to provide a variety of work experiences, options for a healthy work-life balance, and general motivation through different guest contributors to help you to take charge of your summer… Continue reading Summer Series: Finding Your Passion

Issues · Work Life Balance

Know Your Worth: Combating the Wage Gap

This piece was originally run on ShopLatinx, but they’re currently under construction, so I thought I’d share it here to raise awareness for Equal Pay Day.  ————————————————————————————————————————— 54 cents. That is how much Latinas earn to the White man’s dollar. Often it is recited that women earn 77 cents, but that is the figure attributed to… Continue reading Know Your Worth: Combating the Wage Gap

Issues · Legal Practice

Saving Our Sisters: The Fight to End the Detention & Deportation of Central American Refugees

This is a story about a woman fleeing the pain and terror of sexual violence in Honduras only to face the indignity and inhumanity of prison profiteering in the United States. Laura* is a citizen of Honduras. She built a happy life in her hometown and is a mother to four children. Life was humble, but… Continue reading Saving Our Sisters: The Fight to End the Detention & Deportation of Central American Refugees