Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Unanimous Supreme Court Decision to Preserve Equal Representation in “One Person, One Vote” Case Ensures Immigrant and Minority Populations will Continue to be Counted

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC applaud today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Evenwel v. Abbott regarding how population should be counted for redistricting purposes. The Court ruled 8-0 to unanimously affirm the principle that every member of our society counts and deserves representation—including children, recent immigrants, and other non-voting individuals.

New Poll Shows CA Asian American Voters Aligned Across Party Lines On Key Issues

LOS ANGELES - As the fastest growing racial group across the United States, Asian American voters have the potential to be the margin of victory in many local, state, and federal elections. Today, new poll results released by Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles show that California’s growing Asian American electorate is aligned across party lines on key issues.

Up All Night: Interview with Karin Wang

Feb 29 2016

BBC's 'Up All Night' host Rhod Sharp interviewed Advancing Justice - LA's Vice-President of Programs & Communications, Karin Wang, about the 2016 Academy Awards and jokes made during the awards ceremony at the expense of the Asian American community.

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Asian-American Population Grew Faster than any Other Race Group in Last Decade

May 7 2012

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The Asian population grew faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010, according to new Census data released last week. This was observed for the population who reported Asian alone (increased 43 percent), as well as for the population who reported Asian alone or in combination with another race (increased 46 percent)

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Growing Asian-American Communities Underrepresented

May 3 2012

The Epoch Times

Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing community in the United States and their businesses are more likely to create jobs than any other, but they are largely ignored by government and political parties, according to recent research.

 

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Asian-American community grows 50 percent in a decade

May 2 2012

89.3 KPCC

The Census Bureau has new data on the country's Asian-American population, and they confirm that the community is far more diverse than most people think.

Demographer Dan Ichinose, a member of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, says that while some Asian groups (particularly mainland Chinese and Koreans) have done well economically, that's not the case across the board.
 

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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.