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AABA Donates Proceeds from Installation to Harvey Relief

 

The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area (AABA Chicago) will host its 30th Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on September 14, 2017, at MingHin Cuisine, 333 East Benton Place, Chicago, Illinois, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. AABA Chicago pledges to donate 100% of its individual ticket sales from Installation to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

 

AABA Condemns Acts of Hate

AABA joins other bar associations in condemning hate, Anti-Semitism and racism.

 

Justice Entrepreneurs Project

Are you interested in making a positive impact on your community as a social entrepreneur? We offer access to mentorship, continuing legal education, a network of like-minded individuals, and subsidized resources to kick start a legal practice targeted at the underserved middle market of potential clients. The Justice Entrepreneurs Project is seeking applications for its next class of participants who will begin the program in November of 2017.

2018 2L Mayer Brown/Prudential Fellowship

NAPABA is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial Inc. (Prudential) and Mayer Brown to provide a fellowship opportunity for a highly-motivated second-year law student.

 

AABA Supports Local Victims of Alleged Hate Crime

AABA expresses their support for Sufyan Sohel, deputy director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Chicago (CAIR-Chicago), and CAIR-Chicago, victims of a series of threatening calls recently charged as a hate crime.

 

Organizations Applaud U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Naturalization Case

Broad Coalition of Over 70 Groups Supported Protection of 28.5 Million Individuals.

 

Press Release Regarding Hate Crimes Resources Tool Kit

As diverse bar associations, we have a unique opportunity to serve as voices for individuals and communities who are targeted based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

 

AABA Condemns "Muslim Ban"

AABA condemns President Trump’s executive order stopping refugees from entering the United States and halting immigration from Muslim-majority countries.