Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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April 5, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO – Yesterday members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice asked the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a district court’s decision that struck down the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (“DADT”) policy, which discriminates against openly lesbian, gay and bisexual members of the U.S. military.

March 30, 2011

LOS ANGELES -- The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, announces a new clinic for low income Korean immigrants that will be offered the second Wednesday of each month at the Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC). The first clinic will be held on Wednesday, April 13.

March 25, 2011

The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, welcomes long-time public interest attorney Doreena Wong as the project director for APALC's Health Access Project.

March 23, 2011

WASHINGTON—The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, applaud yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Kasten v.

March 21, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – Karin Wang, the Vice-President of Programs & Communications at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), will be honored today as the 2011 Woman of the Year for the 49th Assembly District.

March 18, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, announced Friday the launch of an ambitious statewide campaign to encourage Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) immigrants in California to become U.S. citizens.

March 15, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – - More than 200 Woodrow Wilson High School students, families, staff and community members gathered on Saturday, March 12th to celebrate Grand Opening of the People’s Garden at Woodrow Wilson High School. Elected and civic leaders also made special appearances, including U.S.

March 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in California grew significantly during the past decade, according to a preliminary analysis of newly released Census 2010 data conducted by the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice.

February 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, is pleased to co-sponsor a bill that would break down state-collected data to help identify the unique needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

February 22, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, congratulates long-time APALC Litigation Director Julie A. Su on her appointment by California Governor Jerry Brown to be the next Chief of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

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