Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

2013 L.A. Candidate Questionnaire


City Controller

City Attorney

LA City Council District 1

LA City Council District 9

LA City Council District 13

This questionnaire is co-signed by the following organizations: APALC, API Equality—LA, Chinatown Com-munity for Equitable Development (CCED), CAUSE, Chinatown Service Center (CSC), Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC), Filipino American Services Group, Inc. (FASGI), Korean Resource Center (KRC), Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC), Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA-GLA), South Asian Network (SAN), Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), and Thai CDC.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT: APALC attempted 3 contacts with each campaign office to notify them of this questionnaire and follow-up with its completion. Candidates who did not submit their responses by the deadline, after 3 contacts from APALC, will be indicated as FAILED TO RESPOND. Candidates were given a word-limit of 75 words for their responses.

Your Vote Matters! 2013 campaign is a project of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) with the purpose of empowering, mobilizing, and pro-tecting the rights of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) voters. APALC is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan organization that does not advo-cate on behalf of parties or endorse candidates.

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Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights. 

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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.