The Model Minority Myth: Impact on API Communities in Orange County

Please join us for an exciting panel presentation that will discuss the diversity of the Asian American and Pacific Islander population in Orange County, including the rapid demographic shifts and different paths of migration which have now established Orange County as the 3rd largest Asian American population in the United States. The panel will also touch upon the varying needs of these rapidly growing communities, and the major challenges they face, including those stemming from biases and misconceptions associated with the "model minority myth."

Advancing Justice-LA Celebrates 10 Years at Orange County Office

May 13 2016

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) on May 12 celebrated several decades of work in Orange County and the 10th anniversary of its Orange County office (Advancing Justice-OC). Held at 28, a popular Irvine restaurant owned by “Top Chef” Shirley Chung, this second annual luncheon highlighted the organization’s Orange County programs and services as well as honored individuals and institutions that have made a significant impact in the Orange County community. Funds raised from the awards luncheon will support Advancing Justice-OC.

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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.