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November 27, 2013

2013.11.27: Now Posted: Azalia Torres Speech at Marden Award

Filed under: Affirmative Action,ALAA History — nyclaw01 @ 2:55 pm
From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 2:55 PM
To: ALAA MEMBERS; 1199 Members
Subject: Now Posted: Azalia Torres Speech at Marden Award

Now posted at: http://wp.me/p4C6N-Rx

 

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

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

Congratulations to all 2013 Marden Award recipients.

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

Preview YouTube video Azalia Torres Accepting The Marden Award

Azalia Torres Accepting The Marden Award
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