Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Grants Coordinator - Immigration Project


Lauren Villa is the Grants Coordinator for the Immigration Project at Advancing Justice-LA. She manages and organizes data for the various grants funding the Immigration Project. Prior to joining Advancing Justice, she worked at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Law and Southwestern Law School, working closely with graduate students in each program, ensuring their educational goals and needs were met.  She holds a B.A. in English and Spanish Literature from Loyola Marymount University and is fluent in both languages.


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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.