​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BLSA logoThe purpose of BLSA is to articulate and promote the professional goals and needs of minority law students; to encourage and foster professional competence; to focus upon the relationship between minority law students and the law structure; to instill in minority law students a greater awareness of and commitment to the needs of the minority community; to influence American law schools, legal associations to use their expertise and prestige to bring about change within the legal system in order to make it responsive to the needs of the minority community and to do any and all things necessary and lawful for the accomplishment of these purposes.

​​ Furthermore, it is the focus of the Vermont chapter of the NBLSA to collaborate with other fund eligible student organizations to promote diversity, enhance cultural awareness, and to impact on the institution, community and region in accordance with the mission of both BLSA and NBLSA.

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Upcoming Events

Race and the Law Forum - Friday, November 4, 2016

Live stream of the main event, 9:00-1:30, will be available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMYVo_ydKXg
The Legal Observer event, 1:30 – 3:30, will be available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL-O7UGREII



The BLSA e-Board, 2016​​​​

2016-2017 Executive Board

President: Phanuelle Duchatelier
Vice President: Alexis Agredo
Treasurer: Stephen Currie
Secretary: Sherri White
Parliamentarian: Brittmy Martinez
Historian: Valdir Cabral​



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​​BLSA members at an event, fall 2016