Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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How to Support the AAPI Community


Advancing Justice–LA works in conjunction with its community partners to assist AANHPI individuals who are targets of discrimination based upon race, ethnicity, or national origin, particularly in the contexts of housing, employment, and consumer contracts. Advancing Justice – LA’s monthly clinics, in conjunction with local bar associations, will give people experiencing discrimination an opportunity to consult with an attorney about their experience. Services also include assisting victims in connecting with and utilizing non-legal services that address the emotional and collateral fallout of discrimination. If you need help, call us. If you are an ally, here are ways you can take action. 


Report all incidents of hate:  

  • Tell your story and help us track hate here. Our hate tracker is translated into 5 AAPI languages. 

  • You can also report incidents of hate here. 


Share this information with your community:

  • Spread this information on social media and email to inform others on how they can support the Asian American community. 


Share our multilingual help lines 

  • We provide free legal assistance in the following areas of law: discrimination, family, immigration, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.


English:  888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356 
도움이 필요하십니까:  800.867.3640
Tagalog:  855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ:  800.914.9583 
Tiếng Việt:  714.477.2958 


Take a Bystander Training  


Organizations you can donate to and support:  

Southern California Organizations: 

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – LA 

  • Donate here. Your donations will help free and low-cost legal help for the community. 

  • Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)  

  • Asian Youth Center  

  • Search to Involve Pilipino Americans 

  • Khmer Girls in Action 

  • Donate here. 


Bay Area Organizations: 

  • Chinese Progressive Association, San Francisco, CA 

  • API Equality in Northern California, San Francisco, CA 

  • APEN, Asian Pacific Environmental Network 

  • Asian Prisoner Support Committee 


Books/Films/Podcasts to further build knowledge: 

  • Support East Wind Books, a local bookstore focused on Asian American literature, here 

  • Check out this link to find recommended readings and toolkits to address racial justice 

  • Check out this Asian AmericansA PBS documentary that chronicles the history of contributions and challenges of Asian Americans.  

  • Here are some podcasts featuring Asian American media creatives:

  • Dear Asian Americans 

  • Self Evident: Asian America’s Stories 

  • AsianBossGirl 

  • Asian Enough 

  • Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast 



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.