Reminder - there will be no regular HBAA monthly meeting this month. The HBAA Hispanic Heritage Luncheon Committee will be meeting next Friday, August 15, 2014 at noon at the offices of the Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Avenue. If you are interested in serving on the committee, please contact us.
News & Events
The 2014 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin, located at 700 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701. We hope to announce keynote and cultural speaker information in the near future, so check this page for updates!
On Wednesday, June 25, Austin's minority bar associations–the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, the Austin Black Lawyers Association, the Austin Asian American Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Austin and the Austin LGBT Bar Association–collectively presented the results of the 2013 Diversity Report Card. See our Law Firm Diversity page for more information, or click to see the 2013 Report Card and Press Release.
The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin was honored by the Austin City Council on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in recognition of the HBAA's longstanding community service with the South Austin Neighborhood Center. Specifically, the HBAA was recognized for its 15+ year partnership with SANC to provide families with meals for Thanksgiving. The HBAA worked with SANC again in... More » ... More »
The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin sponsored its 22nd Annual Kids Holiday Party for thirty children in ten different families that participate in the Communities in Schools program through the Travis County Youth and Family Assessment Center. Thanks to the generosity of numerous HBAA members who sponsor a child for Christmas, we provided gifts for each of the children from their “wish list.”
Santa was on hand to hand out the presents and... More »
The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin (HBAA) sponsored its annual Thanksgiving Basket Project in conjunction with the South Austin Neighborhood Center again this year on November 25th and 26th. As it has done for the past 17 years, HBAA provided 60 families with turkeys and canned and fresh foods for their Thanksgiving meal.
Times are tough and this year, given the increasing demands placed on it, the SANC was unable to help provide canned goods as they have in the past. To... More »
Thank you for your support of the 2013 HBAA Hispanic Heritage Luncheon! This year, we raised over $40,000 to go towards the scholarship and other charitable efforts of the HBAA Charitable Foundation. Special thanks go out to:
A big thank you to the organizations and individuals who graciously have agreed to sponsor this year's Hispanic Heritage Luncheon, to be held Friday, October 18, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the W Hotel in downtown Austin. If you have not done so already, please sign up!