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Apr 28, 2021

Our CEO, Connie Chung Joe was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times with her Op-Ed piece with Connie Rice and Stewart Kwoh, titled "Op-Ed: A hate crime law is a start. But it will take much more to make Asian Americans feel safer."

Read the full article here.

 

Apr 26, 2021

Asian Language Helpline for Victims

Apr 23, 2021

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles appreciates and celebrates all who volunteer with us in various capacities. In this episode of Connie's Comments, Connie is joined by the Honorable Casimiro Tolentino (Cas), who has been on the board and volunteering his time and services with Advancing Justice - LA since its genesis in 1983 as Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC). As long time friends, our founder and President Emeritus, Stewart Kwoh, also joins Cas in this conversation as they take a trip down memory lane and talk about their hopes for the future for not only Advancing Justice - LA, but all AAPINH communities.

Apr 21, 2021

Our hearts are in pain as we learn more about the Indianapolis shooting where at least four Sikh South Asian elders were victims. As we call for an end to anti-Asian violence, without a doubt that includes the South Asian American community.  

Apr 05, 2021

This Thursday we will participate in the Saving Asian Lives webinar with Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC).

Apr 05, 2021

Join us for a rally at Walnut City Hall to come together in solidarity take steps towards allyship and community support for the AAPI community.

 

Apr 01, 2021

Join us on Saturday April 3 at 12:00PM for our Rally for Solidarity. 

Apr 01, 2021
Join us for a memorial service in honor of AAPI Women TOMORROW from 10:00AM-12:00PM at Liberty Park in KoreaTown. We will continue to voice out the grief, pain and outrage to the hate crime attacks on AAPI communities.
Mar 30, 2021

In this month's vlog, join Anthony Roh as he steps in for Connie. Anthony interviews Lindsee Bawahab (Victims Advocate) and John Kim (ALLIP Director) as they share about the importance of in-language and culturally appropriate services.

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Advancing Justice-LA Advancing Justice-LA's 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.