website says the organisation advocates 'for the civil and human rights of Asian Americans and other underserved communities to promote a fair and equitable society for all'.
Even without placement in the Office of Education, the AAJC
committee on federal aid came to Washington in 1935 to contact Congressmen, sound out attitudes of various federal agencies, and present their requests directly to the Commissioner of Education and other office staff members (Deiner 1968, 39).
(33.) AJYB 34 (1932-33): 30-31, 37 (1935-36): 145-46, 434-40; Minutes of Executive Committee, October 30, 1934, AAJC; Urofsky, A Voice That Spoke for Justice, 290-300; N.
Adler, November 28, 1934, scattered comments in Laski's journal of trip to the United States, AAJC-MWP; Minutes of Executive Committee, October 30, 1934, May 11, 1936, AAJC; AJYB 37 (1935-36): 452-58; JDB, January 7, 9, February 6, 1935; Jewish Exponent, February 8, 1935.
'The court's decision removes unjustified obstacles to voter registration,' said Cecelia Chang, director of litigation at AAJC. 'Eligible citizens should not have to pay hundreds of dollars or expend many hours, days, and weeks securing documents so they can register to vote.'
'This is a victory for voters in Georgia,' said Stephanie Cho, executive director at AAJC Atlanta.
According to Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), it is projected that one out of every 10 Americans in the next year will be Asian.
Our population is increasingly overlooked by political parties and organizations, said Mee Moua, president of AAJC. Our community has a sense of policies and issues which affect their lives and potential opportunities for their families.
I was pleasantly surprised to hear this announcement, says Marita Etcubanez, a program director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC
But what spurred the president's action was a report issued by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) calling on him to grant parole for children of Filipino War World II veterans.
We also appreciate the hard work of advocacy groups, like AAJC, the Filipino Veterans Equity Center (FVEC) and the Filipinos for Justice.
In the last two years, Filipino Immigrant rights organizations, notably AFIRE and Oakland-based Filipino Advocates for Justice, joined APALA, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC
), NAKASEK and Hispanic-American civil rights organizations in educating their communities about DAPA and DACA.