Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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December 6, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) applauds Santa Ana City Council for signing an ordinance that adopts a map transitioning the city from at-large elections to district elections in 2020. The ordinance reflects the voters’ approval of a ballot measure in November to convert to district elections. The ballot...

November 29, 2018

In a move that protects the rights of thousands of immigrant voters, the Georgia Secretary of State today settled a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta (Advancing Justice-Atlanta), Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), and pro bono law firms Buckley Beal, LLP and Alston...

November 27, 2018

In the wake of mounting allegations of voter suppression in Georgia, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta (Advancing Justice-Atlanta), Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) with support from pro bono law firms Buckley Beal, LLP, and Alston & Bird, LLP filed a lawsuit today to block a Georgia law that...

November 14, 2018

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR CA), in conjunction with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), issued a Public Records Act (PRA) Request to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) today, demanding transparency about a NonProfit Pilot Grant...

November 5, 2018

As the rights of immigrants across the country are threatened, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - California (Advancing Justice - CA) is expanding its non-partisan efforts to make sure voters in California’s limited-English proficient immigrant communities are...

November 1, 2018

While the country is clamoring for unity amidst the mass shooting at a synagogue and package bomb attacks, President Trump is on the attack again. In a speech today he announced plans to deploy the military to block asylum seekers and build tent cities to detain families with children.  

October 29, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts -- Today, four former and current Harvard students will testify during trial in the lawsuit challenging Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies (Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) vs. Harvard).

October 25, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) held a briefing today to highlight the opening of the sign-up period for Covered California, California’s marketplace for health coverage, and to encourage members in the community to sign up...

October 18, 2018
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 over 1,200 community partners, elected officials, members of local Asian American bar associations, and leaders from the corporate, legal and nonprofit sectors celebrated the achievements of Stewart and Pat Kwoh and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) at the The Westin...
October 15, 2018

Following the #DefendDiversity Week of Action, today marks the start of the trial Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard University, a case that puts the future of affirmative action into question.

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