Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

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A majority of California voters are now opting to cast their votes using vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots rather than head to their assigned polling place on Election Day.
On December 5, 2016, the Census Bureau updated the Section 203 determinations based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey Data.  Part of the federal Voting Rights Act, Section 203 req
A hate crime is any criminal act or attempted criminal act directed against a person(s) based on the victim’s actual or perceived race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, disability or gender.

UPDATE

Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

For more information or to apply to DRAI, please call: 

Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)  (213) 241-8872
Khmer  (213) 241-8877
Korean  (213) 241-8873
Tagalog  (213) 241-8874
Thai  (213) 241-8875
Vietnamese  (213) 241-8876
English/Other, Non-Spanish  (213) 241-8880
Spanish/English** (CARECEN)  (213) 315-2659
Spanish/English** (CHIRLA)  (213) 201-8700
 (213) 395-9547

*This list will continue to expand.
** Spanish assistance available through CARECEN & CHIRLA.
***We are experiencing heavier call volume than usual. We highly encourage you to call your native language phone line, the wait time may be shorter. 

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.