Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center


The English Learner demand letter to State Superintendent Torlakson and State Board of Education President Kirst from APALC, ACLU of California, and Latham & Watkins
Opportunity Lost: The Widespread Denial of Services to California English Learner Students A report by: ACLU of California & Asian Pacific American Legal Center January 2013  
Dramatic growth in the nation’s Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) populations is occurring throughout the country. In states like California, New York, and Hawai’i, large Asian American and NHPI communities established around the turn of the century continue to grow.



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

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

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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.