Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Founded in 1991, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans, and build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Advancing Justice | AAJC is one of the nation’s leading experts on issues of importance to the Asian American community including affirmative action, anti-Asian violence prevention/race relations, census, immigrant rights, immigration, language access, television diversity, and voting rights. Advancing Justice | AAJC advances its goals through the core strategies of public policy advocacy, litigation, community education, and outreach, and public communications.

For more information about Advancing Justice | AAJC, visit www.advancingequality.org and connect with AAJC on Twitter at @AAAJ_AAJC.


Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

 Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) promotes the dignity of immigrants and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs. CLINIC provides legal training, advocacy, agency support, and other assistance to 330 affiliated nonprofit agencies.

For more information about the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., visit www.cliniclegal.organd connect with NILC on Facebook and on Twitter at @cliniclegal.


Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, that was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination.  The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee is to secure and promote equal justice under law, particularly in the areas of fair housing and community development; employment; voting; education and environmental justice.

For more information about the Lawyers’ Committee, visit www.lawyerscommittee.org, and connect with the Lawyers’ Committee on Instagram, Twitter at @LawyersCommor on Facebook.

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National Immigration Law Center

 Founded in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center envisions a society in which all people — regardless of race, gender, income level, or immigration status — have the opportunity to live freely, work safely, and thrive in society. The organization’s advocates and attorneys use a variety of tools, including policy analysis, litigation, education, and advocacy, to achieve this vision.

For more information about the National Immigration Law Center, visit www.nilc.org, and follow NILC on Twitter @NILC_org.


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