Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Director of Finance


Donna R. Zuniga is the Director of Finance at Asian American Advancing Justice - Los Angeles. Donna’s goals are to steer the agency toward a sound financial future and to develop a long-term financial strategy.

She held positions from Director of Finance to Interim Executive Director in the non-profit sector for 12 years, of which she oversaw the management of Finance, Human Resources, IT, Data Management, Fundraising and overall strategic operation of the company. She also oversaw the fiscal management of contracts with the Department of Labor and the Department of Mental Health. Donna has over 25 years of combined experience in Finance and operations in public, private and nonprofit sector.

She previously served as a Senior Director/Controller at YWCA-Los Angeles Job Corps Center, she managed and balanced the budget of approximately $125M. Donna spearheaded and became an instrumental of safeguarding Center assets through strategically implementing internal controls and various cost savings program.

Committed to empowering underserved youth and adults to strive for higher education within the community. Donna is an active volunteer for the past 20 years doing tutoring, innovative coaching, and mentoring at public schools, foster homes, rescue missions and in her parish church.

Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis in Accounting and MA in Math from the University of the Philippines and a CPA. She also further obtained post-graduate studies in accounting and taxation at UCLA. Donna also has numerous certified trainings in governance, operational management, and computer applications.

For Legal Help

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

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
हिंदी 855.971.2552


도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395


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.