Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

February 3, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA– The California Association of Human Relations Organizations (CAHRO) will present its 2011 CAHRO Leadership Award to Stewart Kwoh, the president and executive director of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice.

February 1, 2011

Los Angeles – Izumi Miyake joins the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, as the newest staff attorney who will assist domestic violence survivors.

January 24, 2011

Los Angeles – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, condemns Rush Limbaugh’s mockery last week of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s speech.

January 18, 2011

Los Angeles – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, has launched a campaign to get Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities engaged in redistricting, which is the process of redrawing voting district boundaries every ten years based on census data.

January 14, 2011

Los Angeles – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, strongly condemns a rash of hate messages this past week directed at Asian and African Americans, as well as Mexican Americans, in Orange County.

January 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA– Longtime Southern California courts reporter Rachanee Srisavasdi joins the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, today as its communication director.

January 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (A3PCON) congratulate the 14 commissioners who were recently selected for California’s new citizens redistricting commission.

December 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today the U.S. Senate failed to allow the DREAM Act to move forward. The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, is extremely disappointed with the Senate’s inaction but vows to continue the fight.

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