Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)


Founded in 1975, provides culturally and linguistically competent services to level long-standing barriers that have denied Asians and Pacific Islanders equal justice. HQ in SF.
www.apilegaloutreach.org

Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: APILO
Tags: Minorities: Racial/Ethnic

API Legal Outreach’s work for justice confronts the daily struggles of those with extraordinary needs. Their mission has been the provision of equal justice through culturally and linguistically competent services. Their staff come from diverse backgrounds and speaks Cantonese, Chiu-chow, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Toisan, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, and Spanish.

Their projects are:

  • Violence Against Women Project
  • Immigrant Rights Project
  • Combat Human Trafficking
  • Senior Law Project
  • Housing Project
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)
  • Disability Law Project
  • Other Social Justice Initiatives: Equal Protection Under the Law, Ending Violence Against Women, and Immigration Reform
  • Youth Advisory Council

Founded in 1975, API Legal Outreach was formerly known as Nihonmachi Legal Outreach.


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