UConn Law Students and Center for Children's Advocacy Honored at CT Hispanic Bar Association Annual Dinner

UConn Law Students and Center for Children's Advocacy Honored at CT Hispanic Bar Association Annual Dinner
November 15, 2013
Hartford, CT

On Thursday, November 14, the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association held its annual dinner and awards ceremony. Among those honored at the dinner were the Center for Children's Advocacy which was recognized with the organization's Community Service Award. Additionally, four of the five annual scholarships were awarded to UConn Law students including: Eva Jacobson '15, John D'Baptist '15, Paola Arango '15, and Evan Coleman '14.

The Center for Children's Advocacy (CCA), an affiliated organization of the Law School, provides legal representation for children who have been abused or neglected. Attorneys at CCA advocate for better education and healthcare for the children they represent. The Center for Children's Advocacy offers law students a one-year course with both formal instruction and on-the-job training on legal advocacy for low income children and adolescents.