Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center


During the last 30 years, Advancing Justice - LA’s (and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center's) many staff, interns, volunteers, board and Executive Advisory Council members have helped make make our organization what it is.  We started out with one part-time staff in 1983 and have grown to more than 80 staff in 2013.  We want to thank all of you who spent time at Advancing Justice - LA /APALC and continue to support our organization.  Please help us get in contact with Advancing Justice - LA/APALC alumni. 
Below are links to lists of Advancing Justice - LA's alumni sorted by decade:
1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s
We are asking for your help in 3 ways:
1. If you or someone you know is on the list, we want to hear from you to make sure we have the correct contact information.  
2. If anyone is missing, please let us know.  
3. And finally, we are looking for reflections on your time with Advancing Justice - LA/APALC.  

Please email or fill out the form below to provide updated information. 

We look forward to seeing all of our alumni this coming year, at events including our Twilight Reception for Alumni in June, 30th Anniversary Dinner in October, and the Advancing Justice Conference in November!



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.