The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law
November 2012, vol. 23, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
A message from Committee Chair Daniel Saeedi.
- Me no English!
As a volunteer English Language Learner teacher in Chicago's Chinatown, the author has seen first-hand that English is the key to getting better jobs, understanding and defending one’s rights, and moving up the socioeconomic ladder.
- Spotlight on accomplished committee member Gary Zhao
Gary embodies the values the ISBA encourages and cherishes in its best attorneys.
- Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago proudly becomes a NAPABA affiliate
Formed in 1986, the Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago now has about 150 current members and proudly became an affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association in March of this year.
Housing Justice v. Housing Injustice: How Unfair Housing Practices Keep Segregation Intact- Part 1
January 25 - Online Course
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