Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Jul 09, 2021
Yesterday we celebrated a major victory for public schools, education equity and access to higher education in California.  Over the past several months, our policy team worked closely with the College for All Coalition and California Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino) to secure more than $547 million to ensure all California high school students have access to the course requirements to attend one of our state’s outstanding public universities.  
Jun 29, 2021

Advancing Justice — Los Angeles is highlighting queer and trans Asian American leaders who have inspired us and so many others. As we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, it is also crucial that we take the time to acknowledge artists, activists, and change makers who have brought us to where we are and continue to fight for justice. 

Jun 24, 2021

Did you know California is redrawing its political district lines this year? Redistricting happens only once every 10 years—this is our chance to speak up and make sure our communities’ interests are represented for the next decade. This summer, California’s line-drawers will collect input on which areas and communities should be kept together in a district.

Jun 15, 2021

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) expands financial assistance eligibility and health insurance access for thousands of Californians. 

Jun 14, 2021
One of the key tenets of a strong democracy is the active participation of the people, in politics and civic life.  The institutions that make up our government must work for its people, providing the means and opportunities for community members to lead productive, healthy lives.  We know from the last four years that our democracy is fragile and for it to work its members must be able to voice concerns, act collectively and ultimately hold public officials accountable. 



Our helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: discrimination, family, immigration, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights. 

English: 888.349.9695
中文: 800.520.2356
한글: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ภาษาไทย: 800.914.9583
Tiếng Việt: 714.477.2958


Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.