After A Major Civil Rights Victory, La Raza Has Even More Reason To Celebrate During Hispanic Heritage Month

“Living in the big city / The American dream.” — Cypress Hillhappy-Hispanic-Latina-schoolchildren-student-300x200 (1)

Today is the official day to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Be sure to check out Google’s beautiful tribute to Latino cultures in our country.

Last month, a Weil Gotshal & Manges team — partner Steven Reiss, former partner Jim Quinn, associates Luna Barrington and David Fitzmaurice, project manager Jorge Martorell, paralegal Sirak Biratu, and senior technician Steve Mangru — along with local counsel and co-counsel, secured a major pro bono win for Mexican-American students. After this historic civil rights victory, public school teachers in Arizona are now officially allowed to teach Mexican-American students about their heritage.

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