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HBA-DC Donates $10,000 to the HBA-DC Foundation for 2016 HBA-DC Fellowship Program

Wednesday, March 16, 2016  

The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC) is pleased to announce that on March 1, 2016, its Board of Directors voted to approve a donation of $10,000.00 to the HBA-DC Foundation (“Foundation”) for two fellowships ($5,000.00 each) to support law students working with public interest organizations this summer. This is the largest donation the HBA-DC has made to the Foundation for the fellowship program.  The HBA-DC will continue to explore additional ways to support the Foundation’s important work consistent with its mission to advance and develop Latinos in the legal profession. HBA-DC President Edgar Class stated, “I am very pleased that the Board voted to support this donation. Law students are the leaders of tomorrow and we must do whatever we can to support them as they pursue public interest opportunities.”  The press release is available here.

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