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Latino/a Law Students Association

Mission Statement
The Latino/a Law Student Association (LLSA) seeks to remedy the underrepresentation of Latinos in all segments of the legal community. To achieve this goal, LLSA assists the Admissions Office on recruitment matters and strives to provide enrolled Latino students with strong academic and social support. Furthermore, LLSA welcomes ALL individuals who are interested or curious to learn about Latin culture and legal issues specific to our communities. LLSA also works closely with other schools, and various community and private organizations to improve conditions for the social group as a whole.

2014-15 Executive Board
President: Yasmean Tamoor
Vice President: Melissa Rodriguez​
Secretary: Ginny Nunez​
Treasurer: Matthew Johnson
Chair of Fundraising: Christina Bustos
Chair of Recruitment: Lauren Holzer

To contact LLSA please write to: Latino/a Law Student Association, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, 333 W. South St., Carlisle, PA 17013 or e-mail

Major Activities
Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Salsa Night, Latin Dance Lessons, Movie Night, Speakers, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and any other relevant Latino centered activities, which may arise.

Watch video of the Melendez Death Penalty Lecture, held March 28, 2007.

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