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Minority Students Association

Who We Are

The Minority Students Association (MSA) is dedicated to bringing greater awareness to the New England Law | Boston community regarding relations and issues concerning multicultural law students.  MSA is open to all interested New England Law students.  To help foster a sense of community at New England Law, MSA seeks to build a foundation at the school by providing and developing a network for our multicultural law students as well as for other students.  MSA plans to achieve this goal by increasing participation and interaction between New England Law students and the legal community in Massachusetts.

Executive Board 2014-2015

What We Do

As the umbrella organization of all the affinity student organizations at New England Law| Boston (APALSA, BLSA, LALSA, SALSA), the Minority Students Association (MSA) is dedicated to fostering a sense of community and bringing greater awareness to the New England Law community regarding issues concerning multicultural law students and developing opportunities for networking with the legal community in Massachusetts.

  • Our goals include (1) increasing collaboration efforts among the minority student organizations; (2) increasing involvement in our mentorship program; and (3) expanding our alumni network.
  • Created by the MSA in 2010, the Legal Scholar Mentorship Program promotes community involvement and public service by collaborating with the Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester. New England Law students volunteer as mentors to introduce high school students to the law through various interactive activities, exercises, field trips, and a mock trial. (Visit http://nelbmsa.wix.com/burke).
  • In collaboration with the minority student organizations, the MSA plans to host a mixer and a networking event and will conclude the year with conclude the year with a banquet that recognizes the hard work of the executive boards.

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