• The ABA Area and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    7 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The third anniversary of Hurricane Maria barreling its way through Puerto Rico was a few weeks ago. In the aftermath of Maria, I had wondered why both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were not part of the ABA Area. After all, both are U.S. territories and their residents are U.S. citizens.
    I later made the case for expansion of the ABA Area to include both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands , focusing on the arguments that had been successfully made for the inclusion of Hawaii. Those posts generated a spirited discussion on Facebook.
    I recently revisited those posts and I think...
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