Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

November 22, 2010 to November 22, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Bureau of State Audits recently selected the first eight members of the California’s new citizens redistricting commission through a random drawing.

November 19, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA - State and local agencies are failing to provide vital government services to many Californians with limited English speaking skills according to a recent statewide audit.

November 15, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2010 – Today, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and the Asian Law Caucus (ALC), members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, applauded the California Supreme Court in upholding California law AB 540 in the case, Martinez v. Regents of the University of

October 27, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Center for Advancing Justice joined an amicus brief that was filed yesterday with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals supporting the right of same-sex couples to marry. A three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit will hear the case, Perry v. Schwarzenegger, in December. In August, a U.S.

October 22, 2010

WASHINGTON — Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Asian American Justice Center, and Asian American Institute, members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, filed an amicus brief this week with Massachusetts’ highest court supporting legal immigrants suing the state for unlawfully cutting off their health insurance subsidies last...

October 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, will be expanding free legal assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Los Angeles and surrounding counties thanks to a recent grant from the federal government.

October 15, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – Last night, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, celebrated its 27th anniversary with over 1,000 guests at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

September 28, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans for Fair Redistricting (CAPAFR) launched its redistricting website today. The website (www.capafr.org) is an

September 28, 2010

Los Angeles, CA – The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans for Fair Redistricting (CAPAFR) launched its redistricting website today.

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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.