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Diversity Resources


Harvard Law School (HLS) is a diverse community of scholars, faculty, staff, and students. In keeping with its traditions and long-standing policies and practices, HLS, in admission and access to programs, considers students on the basis of individual merit and without regard to age, disability, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or other factors not relevant to study at HLS.

Students who have a question or who are seeking resources not included below can contact the Dean of Students Office.

The following is a list of University and outside online resources that are organized alphabetically and by location. Check back as this list will be updated periodically.

HLS Student Affinity Organizations:

African Law Association
Asia Law Society
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Black Law Students Association
Chinese-American Law Students Association
European Law Association
La Alianza
Lambda
Korean Association of Harvard Law School
Middle East Law Students Association
Multiracial Law Students Association
Native American Law Students Association
Roscoe Pound Society (2nd Career)
South Asian Law Students Association
Armed Forces Association (formerly the Veteran's Association
Women's Law Association

University Resources:

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Local/State Resources:

Asian-American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Massachusetts Association Hispanic Attorneys
Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers
Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

National Resources & Organizations:

American Bar Association
ABA Laws Student Division
ABA’s Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
ABA’s Commission on Women
American Indian Law Center
GayLaw
Hispanic National Bar Association
International Bar Association
Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Minority Corporate Counsel Association
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Association of Muslim Lawyers
National Black Law Students Association
National Lesbian and Gay Law Association
National Native American Bar Association
National Native American Law Students Association
National Women’s Law Center
Native American Rights Fund
Puerto Rican Bar Association
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund

The information on this page has been researched and provided by the Dean of Students Office at HLS. If you find that any of this information is no longer current, or if you have a question, please contact the Dean of Students Office.

Last modified: August 21, 2008

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