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Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

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Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

Email: hofstra@nblsa.org
President: Olivier Labossiere
Vice President: Pamela Bratton
Secretary: Destiny Holliday
Treasurer: Chantal Kwade
Historian: Sophia Brinnius
Attorney General: Zarifah Dixon
Membership Chair: Sena Harlley
Academic Chair: Elan Ginzberg
Community Outreach Chair: Jakarah Everett
Executive Coordinator: Dominique Duffus
Faculty Advisor: Akilah Folami

The mission of the BLSA is to utilize the collective resources of chapter members to promote the educational, professional, political and social needs and goals of black law students; foster and encourage professional competence; and influence the legal community by bringing about meaningful legal and political change that addresses the black community.

The BLSA serves to help ease the transition of first-year law students into the law school process.

The BLSA is open to any Hofstra Law student regardless of race or color.