Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Bolder Advocacy

Intuition. So much of how I view civic engagement and how to empower ethnic communities in the electoral process is now intuitive. The subtle details are ingrained, including the nuances of everything from how to engage different types of Asian Americans in culturally competent conversations about voting to knowing the best time of day to call people of different age ranges when phone banking. Of course, in hindsight, I realize it’s not just intuition that guides my work but, also that my knowledge is grounded in my experiences working for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

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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.