Gonzalez Fletcher, State Assembly Honor Joaquin Avila

Thursday, March 22, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and the California State Assembly honored Joaquin Avila, the former director of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, by adjourning the March 22, 2018 floor session in his memory. “Throughout his long, distinguished career as an attorney he was involved in more than 70 voting rights and equal representation cases, including two argued before the United States Supreme Court,” Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher told her colleagues. Watch this Assembly Access  video to see all of Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher’s presentation.