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Latinx Civil Rights Webinar Series

The Latinx Community in the 2020 Election & Beyond

Tuesday, November 10, 2:00 pm Central, 12:00 pm Pacific


Co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities, The Network for Justice, and Texas A&M University School of Law

This free webinar reflects on the implications of the 2020 election and looks to the future of Latinx in the United States. What will the first 100 days of the newly elected administration look like when it comes to Latinx law and policy? What issues should be at the top of the Latinx community’s reform agenda? How should Latinx seek to influence state and local as well as federal officials? How will Latinx voices be heard in the media and the halls of government? Who are the emerging Latinx leaders who will advocate for change?

Webinar video:

Discussion topics:

  • Implications of the 2020 election for the Latinx community
  • High-priority issues for the Latinx political agenda
  • The relevance of state and local as well as federal action for the Latinx community
  • Ensuring that media and officials attend to Latinx issues
  • Development of the next generation of Latinx leaders


  • Lisa García Bedolla, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division, University of California at Berkeley
  • Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund