The Notre Dame Hispanic Law Student Association, HLSA, annually recognizes The Outstanding Hispanic Lawyer or Judge that best exemplifies the principles and ideals of the pioneer for whom this award is named, including commitment to community service, demonstration of the highest ethical and moral standards, and dedication to justice.
Hispanic Law Students Association, NDLS, "Graciela Olivarez Award, The" (2017). Student, Faculty, and Staff Awards. 16.
By John Monczunski
Amazing Grace_Notre Dame Lawyer-Fall2006.pdf (448 kB)
By Jimmy Gurulé, Award Recipient and Notre Dame Law School Professor of Law
Graciela Gil Olivarez.pdf (16 kB)
By Dr. Christine Marin, Latino Perspectives Media and the Raul H. Castro Institute, Phoenix College.
Interview no. 292.pdf (589 kB)
Transcript from Univ. of Texas, El Paso, Institute of Oral History
Jimmy Carter_ Community Services Administration Nomination of Graciela (Grace) Olivarez To Be Director_.pdf (367 kB)
Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=7290.
Obituary.pdf (44 kB)
The Washington Post, October 1, 1987
Research Notes.pdf (89 kB)
Notre Dame Archives inventories search results
Western Women Graciela Olivarez.pdf (175 kB)
By Jan Cleere, Special to the Arizona Daily Star
2014 Award Winner.jpg (630 kB)
Luz E. Herrera with HSLA Board Members
2015 Award Winner.jpg (129 kB)