Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center


Policy Strategist

Position Summary:  
The Policy Strategist is responsible for advancing the policy  advocacy efforts of Advancing Justice-LA. Utilizing a strong understanding of the legislative process, this position will identify opportunities to uplift key issues of concern with legislative staff and administrative policy makers at the federal, state and local levels, in order to shape policies that positively impact the AANHPI communities. 
Duties and Responsibilities:

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Education Equity Coordinator

Donna Tang has recently joined Advancing Justice-LA’s Higher Education unit as the Education Equity Coordinator. She has taken a lead role in overseeing the College for All Coalition’s Community Engagement Subcommittee and working with Southern California partners. She will work with partner organizations on higher education access to underserved populations.

Research Analyst

Shelly Chen is the Research Analyst in the Demographic Research Project at Advancing Justice-LA. She has been working on Advancing Justice-LA’s “Your Vote Matters” campaign since May 2014, recruiting and training volunteers and organizing phone banks to conduct in-language voter outreach and education.


Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: 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


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.