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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. 
Jun 11, 2021

 

Jun 04, 2021

On May 20, 2021, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles held its first-ever virtual game night fundraiser, which drew over 130 guests and raised over $30,000 in support of our organization’s anti-Asian discrimination resources.

Jun 02, 2021

Advancing Justice - LA thanks the members of the Council, API bar associations, and other partners who provided support for this year’s event:

“Know it All” Sponsors

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Connie Chung Joe & Marlborough School & Friends

May 28, 2021

As we close out AAPI Heritage Month, we want to continue to uplift our FREE public Bystander Intervention Trainings. Click here to sign up for a FREE public Bystander Intervention Training, or a How to Respond to Anti-Asian Harassment Training.

May 03, 2021

Recurring Donors 

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

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HELPLINES

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.