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Webinars & CLE

Resource page for webinars and CLE programs.

This page provides links to  access videos & materials for past webinars & CLE  programs. 
 

Direct links to each program page include:

  • Program materials
  • Video recording (may not be available for some webinars)
  • Topic Resources
  • Panelist and Moderator Information

WEBINARS:

Celebrating Latina Leaders During National Hispanic Heritage Month

This webinar topic recognizes the Hispanic Commission's 2023 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month, "Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Progress, and Power in America".
Honoring this theme, this webinar takes special note of the incredible role that Latinas have played in shaping and strengthening the fabric of our Nation.

  • Visit page for more information, materials and webinar video.

Language Access in the Justice System

Part 1 of 2: Workplace Language and Accent Discrimination Issues

Description: 
The ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities and the Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar of Texas present part 1 of our 3-part webinar series exploring language and other barriers to members of the Hispanic Community in employment and the justice system, with lawyers from Academia, the EEOC, and private practice. 

  • Video recording and resources here.

Part 2 of 2:  From Language Access to Language Justice

Description: 
Exploring language and other barriers to members of the Hispanic Community in employment and the justice system. In this English-Spanish bilingual program, language access experts will present information and lead a discussion with attorneys and legal practitioners.

  • Information & resources here.

Opportunities every Law Student Should Know About

Description: 
The goal of the program is to give prospective and current law students an idea as to the many different legal pathways they can pursue so they can make a more informed decision on their legal path.  Immigration law, in-house, clerkships, and Big law are highlighted.  

Hispanics in Public Service - Pathways to Leadership

Description:
As the largest growing minority group in America, Hispanics have been entering the labor force at substantial rates, often with marketable skills, hands-on experience, and bilingual abilities. Yet for decades Hispanics have remained underrepresented in the federal workforce. This program identifies some of the largest obstacles and share personal and professional tips on how to overcome them and excel to senior leadership roles.

Helping Dreamers Realize Their Dreams - the Nuts and Bolts of DACA

Description:
Webinar for attorneys who are interested in gaining experience in immigration law, specifically in representing children and young adults through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  

  • Video recording and materials available here.

The Hispanic LGBTQ+ Community - One Year After Bostock

Description:
In this webinar, panelists share personal stories, summarize this historic decision, and discuss its ramifications, especially regarding the intersectional issues facing Hispanic LGBTQ+ individuals. Panelists will also offer best practices to better ensure fairness and dignity across the country.  

  • Video recording and materials available here.

Redistricting: What Every Lawyer Should Know about the Decennial Process of Redrawing Electoral Lines

Description:
The basics of redistricting and the laws that govern it, including key issues that may arise in various jurisdictions, such as the proper population base for measuring population equality, legal obligations to create or maintain majority-minority districts, Census quality issues including those raised by privacy protection,  and gerrymandering based on race or party affiliation.

  • Video recording and materials available here.

A Discussion on Racial Justice in America:  "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."

Description
An open and honest discussion on Racial Justice in America in light of the events since the murder of George Floyd. The panel will provide perspectives from the African American, Muslim, Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American communities.

  • Video, program materials here.

Legal Summit of the Americas

* Visit the Hispanic Commission's Legal Summit of the Americas page for videos and resources.

Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice's (CRSJ) COVID-19 Series:

Links below to programs from the CRSJ series:

Link to all CRSJ COVID-19 series webinars here.

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