Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

January 22, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA – Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), API Equality-LA, API Equality, and California Faith for Equality (CAFFE), held a briefing today to release data showing Asian American voting trends on Proposition 8 during the November 2008 election.  The November 2008 Southern California Voter Survey (“2008 Voter Survey”),...

January 15, 2009

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 15, 2009) – Civil rights groups today filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court to invalidate Proposition 8 because it would mandate discrimination against a minority group and did not follow the process required for fundamental revisions to the California Constitution.

January 9, 2009

Los Angeles—Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members gathered at the Governor’s office today to express outrage for Governor Schwarzenegger’s January budget proposal, which aims to cut critical funding for education, vital living assistance and health services.

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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.