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We spoke to the honorees of our Los Angeles Annual Awards Gala on 3/30, John Quiñones, Dr. Darline Robles, and Stewart Kwoh, and asked them: “What does MALDEF mean to you?”
On 3/17/22, MALDEF’s Vice President of Litigation Nina Perales testified before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on House Administration, Subcommittee on Elections, to discuss how recent laws in Texas like S.B. 1 and ongoing voter purges disproportionately affect the Latino community. Read the full written statement here: https://www.maldef.org/np31722.
This short documentary film briefly explores the history and significance of MALDEF’s involvement in Plyler v. Doe — a landmark legal case that protected the right to a public K-12 education for all children in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.
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