Los Angeles affiliate of the national AAAJ network, which promotes the legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). HQ in downtown LA, with offices in Orange County and Sacramento.
Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: Advancing Justice-LA
Tags: Minorities: Racial/Ethnic
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice – LA) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Advancing Justice – LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building, Advancing Justice – LA focuses on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice – LA is based in downtown Los Angeles, with satellite offices in Orange County and Sacramento. Among other things, Advancing Justice – LA provides legal services and education to individuals, especially those who speak little or no English.
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