Anthony Solana, Jr. is the founder, president, and chairperson of For People of Color, Inc. He is the author of “A Guide to the Law School Application Process For People of Color” and “A Guide to the Bar Examination For People of Color.” Anthony is a much sought after motivational speaker and is frequently enlisted to be the keynote speaker at numerous events, including law school admissions workshops, bar examination workshops, academic support programs, and commencement ceremonies.
Anthony has served as the Chairperson of the Equal Justice Society and member of the State Bar of California’s Council on Access and Fairness. Both the La Raza Law Students Association of UCLA School of Law and the Greenlining Institute Academy Alumni Association have recognized him as their “Alumnus of the Year.” The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund awarded Anthony with its Excellence in Legal Service Award. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area recognized Anthony’s extraordinary contribution to their asylum program via the Father Cuchulain Moriarity Award.
Anthony received his Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law where he served as the Co-Chair of the Seventh Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference and was a founding member of the National Latina/o Law Student Association. Anthony also founded For People of Color, Inc. during his first year in law school. He received his B.A. in Political Science and History, with honors, from the University of California, Berkeley and was the first person in his family to attain a college degree and Juris Doctor. Anthony, however, is proudest of the fact that he was born and raised in East Los Angeles, California.
Anthony Solana, Jr.
President & Chairperson
For People of Color, Inc.
10880 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90024
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