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November 25, 2013

2013.11.25: Speech by Azalia Torres at Marden Awards

Azalia Marden 2On November 25, 2013, Azalia Torres (shown here with Attorney-in-Chief Steve Banks), public defender in Brooklyn since 1987, leading member of Association of Legal Aid Attorneys/UAW Local 2325, and co-founder of Attorneys of Color of Legal Aid (ACLA), was one of the recipients of a 2013 Orison S. Marden Awards for outstanding service to The New York Legal Aid Society.

In this brief video (4:47m), Azalia explains why the award belongs to attorneys of color, senior attorneys, and all Legal Aid staff attorneys.

Congratulations to all 2013 Marden Award recipients.

(Photo and video courtesy of LAS investigator Charles Billups.)

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