667, 684 (2012) (explaining in detail challenges AALDEF faced in finding
and subsequent settlement between AALDEF and the New York City Board of
AALDEF awards the Justice in Action honor to individuals who confidently represent the Asian American community with demonstrated leadership towards advancing racial fairness.
Founded in 1974, the AALDEF is a New York-based organization that promotes and protects the civil rights of Asian Americans nationwide.
Since 1974, AALDEF has honored exceptional individuals who have paved the way for racial justice and equality.
AALDEF litigates cases that have broad impact on Asian American communities, educates Asian Americans about their legal rights, trains students for careers in public interest law, and shapes public policies to ensure the equal participation of Asian Americans in our democracy.
CONTACT: Glenn Magpantay of AALDEF
, 212-966-5932; or Myra Estepa of PRLDEF, 212-219-3360, ext.