Our upcoming meeting will be next week, Thursday, September 8, 2011 12:00 p.m. at Indochine downtown. All participants pay for your own lunch. Please rsvp to Maria at email@example.com. Hope to see you all there! We will discuss all upcoming events for this year. Best regards, Maria.
Individuals with disabilities across America, their family members and friends
Tell us your American dream. Do you want to own a home? Land your dream job? Go to college? Start your own business? Share your goals and show America that people with disabilities want what everyone wants – a chance to live their American dreams. Be part of the conversation. Be part of the solution. Be part of the economic empowerment of people with disabilities.
Create and submit a three-minute video (no longer, please!) by Sept. 18, 2011 that tells your story and shows the steps you plan to take or the steps you are taking toward your American Dream. Be serious. Be funny. Be creative. It’s up to you. Take a look at last year’s finalists. Some are fancy. Some are straightforward. It’s the story that matters. Five (5) videos will be chosen as finalist and we’ll let America vote on which video they like best. Check back here starting September 26, 2011 to see the finalists and vote!
Share your dream for a chance to win $1,000, an iPad and a mentor to guide you!
During the fall semester, NAPABA awards scholarships to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community. Submissions for this fall must be postmarked by September 2, 2011. Click here for more details Scholarships.
Many firms have diversity initiatives, mission statements, and recruiters that target diverse candidates; however, that does not necessarily equate to a pleasant work environment for underrepresented affinity groups in the legal profession. Vault recently released the results of an annual survey designed to identify the Best Law Firms for Diversity. Responses were received from nearly 16,000 law firms associates representing approximately 300 law firms. Click the link above for the results.
CSD Launches an Alternative Careers Blog
Are you interested in alternative career options for individuals with a JD? Well, you can find out that information and much more on our new Alternative Careers blog.
Clerking for a judge is a prestigious opportunity for students to hone researching and writing skills and to get a behind the scene glimpse of the judicial branch. In an effort to encourage minorities to apply for clerkships, several federal judges will be conducting interviews on September 17, 2011 to fill full-time positions. The deadline to apply is January 9, 2012. This step is Just The Beginning.
Has the legal community and the surrounding neighbors missed the mark when it comes to meeting the needs of blind individuals that plan to attend law school and blind individuals preparing for the bar examination?