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Finding Aid for the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA) Records
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The Mexican American Bar Association (MABA) was founded in 1959 by a group of Mexican American attorneys who saw the need to create an organization committed to empowering and educating the Latino community. It is one of the most prominent and largest Latino bar associations in the nation.



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Background
The Mexican American Bar Association (MABA) was founded in 1959 by a group of Mexican American attorneys who saw the need to create an organization committed to empowering and educating the Latino community. It is one of the most prominent and largest Latino bar associations in the nation. It is a volunteer entity with success resting on the commitment of members and supporters. Members include attorneys, judges, elected officials, law school students and business people of many ethnic backgrounds. Its members provide support, educational assistance, charity and fund-raising to further Latino causes.
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21 linear feet
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for paging information.