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

AAJC
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. 

Chicago
Oct 31

Body & Mind practice (Kouksundo—Korean Yoga) improves life-management skills. Kouksundo is several thousand-year old Korean breathing exercise.

 

Los Angeles
Oct 23

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

Chicago
Oct 22, 2014
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Los Angeles
Sep 24, 2014

Tuesday, September 16th 2014

By Mark Yoshida, Staff Attorney
Asian Americans 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 (September 17) as American citizens.
 
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Publications

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
NEW REPORT SHOWS ASIAN AMERICANCOMMUNITY
REMAINS LOS ANGELES’ FASTEST GROWING
As County’s Total Growth Slows, Increases in Diverse Asian American, Pacific Islander Populations