Black History Month: New Achievements, New Challenges

Black History Month: New Achievements, New Challenges

   Something that you may have missed in the shuffle from last election was that the 115th Congress will be the most racially diverse ever, including a record number of African Americans. These 49 lawmakers will now account for a little more than 9% of the 535 members...
Press Release

Press Release

  Liberty and Access for All (L+A) would like to congratulate the following presidential nominees: Governor Nikki Haley for being named as the next US ambassador to the United Nations.  Haley currently serves as the current Governor of South Carolina Former...
RACE AND GENDER IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM

RACE AND GENDER IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM

Despite making up only 31% of the total population of the United States, White males are the majority in every facet of our legal system. As of 2015, 79% of prosecutors in the U.S. were white men (NY Times 2015) with 85% of them running unopposed (wholeads.com). The...
2016 Summer Update

2016 Summer Update

SUMMER 2016 UPDATE Starting Summer With A BANG! The third annual Liberty and Access Labs started off with a bang!   This summer, thousands interns and students from all over the country flooded Washington, DC in hopes of hearing from political and social leaders on...
THE LOSS OF ONE OF OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS JOE MONTANO

THE LOSS OF ONE OF OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS JOE MONTANO

It is with great sadness to report the loss of one of our founding board members Jose “Joe” Montano. He passed away peacefully in his sleep the weekend of July 25, 2016. Joe was a teacher to our students and advocate. Joe spent his life working with communities of...