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Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)

The Penn Law Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) is a student run organization dedicated to creating a supportive environment for Native American students. NALSA is inclusive of all and is committed to educating the Penn Law student body about Indian law, indigenous rights, tribal sovereignty, and peaceful resolution / alternative sentencing options.



  • Native American Women: Governance and Survivance Panel
  • All Ivy Dinner
  • NALSA & Admissions Coffee House



  • ALL Ivy Dinner
  • Various Panels
  • Employer Networking Events


GET INVOLVED: NALSA annually selects upperclassmen from Penn Law to serve as board members as well as a number of 1L students to serve as 1L representatives. For the 2018-2019 academic year Board Member Applications will become available in August and will be accepted on a rolling basis until early September. 1L Representative Applications will become available in early September and will be accepted on a rolling basis until late September. If you’re interested in becoming a member of NALSA, or getting involved with a NALSA event please reach out to the current president. As our mission statement says, we welcome all students, regardless of ethnicity!

Executive Positions Include:
President, Co-President, Treasurer, Social Chair, Advocacy Chair

1L Representative Positions:
We aim to appoint 2-3 first-year students as 1L representatives. These students will attend board meetings, and promote NALSA and NALSA events to their classmates.