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DLA Piper celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
2 Nov 2015
Region: Americas

DLA Piper celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, several local D&I Committees hosted events celebrating the Hispanic diaspora and the ways Hispanic Americans have enriched our communities with their traditions and cultural practices.

Across the US, Hispanic Heritage Month is a chance to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, South America and Spain.

DLA Piper offices celebrated nationwide:

  • On September 15, our Atlanta office hosted a luncheon of Colombian food.
  • On September 29, our Chicago office held a cocktail hour celebration with a variety of Hispanic foods. There was also a challenge to match photos of landmarks to the country in which they are located. Those who matched them correctly were entered into a drawing for all of the centerpieces in the room.
  • Our Silicon Valley office had a taco bar on September 23, and Houston hosted a breakfast on October 13.

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DLA Piper launches Forward to support diversity in Chicago
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Region: Americas
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DLA Piper's Baltimore office hosts Segue Roundtable on Inclusive Leadership
4 Apr 2016
Region: Americas
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