Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Policy Coordinator

Katelyn
Ogawa, MPH

Katelyn Ogawa is the Policy Coordinator for Advancing Justice-Orange County, which strives to engage and empower Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians through legal and health advocacy. Her policy role examines the intersection between immigration and health and highlights how it affects the diverse communities in Orange County. As a coordinator, Ogawa also ensures that policy is informed by the needs of both partner organizations and the communities they serve and vice versa. 
 
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 earned her Master’s Degree in Public Health from University of California, Irvine and is certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Ogawa received 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

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
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.