Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Program Coordinator-Health Access Project


Katelyn Ogawa is the Program Coordinator for Advancing Justice- LA’s Health Access Project, which strives to engage and empower Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians through outreach, education, and enrollment efforts. Her coordinating role involves the statewide development of translated materials for limited English proficient communities, capacity-building among partner organizations, and the Medi-Cal expansion in Orange County.

Prior to joining Advancing Justice-LA, Ogawa served as a program planning and evaluation intern at United Way Orange County, where she assisted in the creation and evaluation of a school-based intervention aimed at reducing childhood obesity rates in Orange County. She also completed requirements to be a Clinical Care Extender from COPE Health Solutions through Riverside Community Hospital.

Ogawa is certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners and is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Public Health at University of California, Irvine. Ogawa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Riverside. 

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For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, 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
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395


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.