A Community of Contrasts, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the South, 2014

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The mission of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is to promote a fair and equitable society for all by working for

civil and human rights and empowering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities.


Upcoming Events

Oct 2

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) cordially invites you to attend the 18th annual American Courage Awards reception.

Asian Law Caucus
Oct 26

To register for the event please click here. 

Community Champions Banquet
Oct 3

We are thrilled to announce the awardees of our 4th annual Community Champions Banquet.

May 21

Continue a tradition of building power for our communities! 

Los Angeles
Oct 23

The Anniversary Dinner is a signature annual event attended by over 1,200...

#WeAllMatter Campaign
Nov 03, 2014

Do you have a story to share about why immigrants and refugees matter in your life?  As part of Advancing Justice-Atlanta's goal to expand the base of people who support much needed federal immigration law reform and more citizenship options for...

Los Angeles
Sep 24, 2014

Advancing Justice-LA was proud to assist Shamim and Naznin Sarwar and their daughter Samiha with their naturalization applications earlier this year.  The family took their Oath of Allegiance and became citizens on August 27. They will celebrate their first Citizenship Day (Sept. 17) as American citizens. Read the rest here.



Sep 26, 2014

Asian American population boom to impact future elections and economy of the South
New report provides insight on 42 ethnic groups living in 16 Southern States and D.C.

Sep 05, 2014


New Report Challenges Invisibility of Growing 

U.S. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Population

Latest census data show increasing poverty, educational and health challenges


Jul 17, 2014

July 17th 2014


New Report Shows Orange County's Fastest Growing Racial Groups 

Nov 21, 2013

This report is part of a series based on new data and will be followed by regional reports on Asian American and NHPI communities in the South and the West. Additional reports are also planned, including one focused

Sep 25, 2013

September 25, 2013
As County’s Total Growth Slows, Increases in Diverse Asian American, Pacific Islander Populations