Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Program Manager - Health Access Project

Leslie Toy is a Program Manager for Advancing Justice-Los Angeles’ Health Access Project. She leads and manages strategic partnerships with over 60 California community based organizations and clinics through the Health Justice Network, which aims to reduce health disparities across Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders and other communities of color through culturally competent outreach, education, and enrollment. Her work has concentrated on several issue areas including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Covered California Navigator program, Health4All Kids campaign, and advocacy on the local, state, and national levels. 
Prior to Advancing Justice - LA, Toy was the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Norman Y. Mineta Fellow in Washington D.C., where she worked in coalition with the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans on issues of health care, immigration, and civil rights. She has served on the Washington D.C. and Los Angeles boards of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. In 2016, she was selected as a NextGen Leader/Mentee of the Committee of 100’s Southern California Region Leadership and Mentoring Program (C100 LMP). 
Toy graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and is a proud third/fourth generation Chinese American
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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
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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.