Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Atlanta is the first nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the civil rights of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) and Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities in Georgia and the Southeast.
The organization is one of five independent organizations that make up the national Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Together with their affiliates in Chicago, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco, the organization bring more than 100 years of collective experience in addressing the civil rights issues faced by Asian Americans and other vulnerable and underserved communities.
AAAJ-Atlanta has four major program areas:
- Civic Engagement and Organizing
- Direct Legal Services
- Impact Litigation
- Policy Advocacy