Official Name: National Black Law Students Association, Inc.
Year Founded: 1968
Leader: Kendra Brown, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law LL.M. Candidate, Class of 2013
The purpose of NBLSA is to utilize the collective resources of the member chapters to:
- articulate and promote the educational, professional, political, and social needs and goals of Black law students;
- foster and encourage professional competence;
- improve the relationship between Black law students, Black attorneys, and the American legal structure;
- instill in the Black attorney and law student a greater awareness and commitment to the needs of the Black community;
- influence the legal community by bringing about meaningful legal and political change that addresses the needs and concerns of the Black community;
- adopt and implement policies of economic independence;
- encourage Black law students to pursue careers in the judiciary; and
- do all things necessary and appropriate to accomplish these purposes.
Check back for updates. We have an interview with NBLSA Chair Kendra Brown coming soon.
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