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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (AAAJLA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AAAJLA is a legal aid society based in Los Angeles, CA that was founded in 1983. As of 2019 they had $13 million in revenue and $16 million in assets.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice - LA) is the nation's largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI).

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Asian Pacific American Legal Center Of Southern California.

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Program areas at AAAJLA

Advocated for policies to maintain and expand the welfare/health safety net for apa immigrants and refugees, to increase accessibility of welfare/health programs for these groups, and provide community education and technical assistance to apa community organizations and individuals to engage in education and advocacy, provided technical assistance, demographic research, and advocacy on voting rights for apa voters. Promoted apa and immigrant rights through policy advocacy, education, outreach and coalition building.

Conducted community and school-based intergroup leadership development programs. Developed youth, community and parent leadership and empowerment programs. Conducted parent training education programs.

Provided intake, referral, counseling, legal services and litigation services to poor monolingual and limited english proficient callers in chinese, vietnamese, korean and khmer. Services include family law, immigration, domestic violence, foreclosure prevention, elder, citizenship and naturalization, as well as esl/civics. Engaged in impact litigation, policy advocacy, education, and organizing with an emphasis on multi-ethnic, cross-racial collaboration on low-wage worker, consumer fraud and employment.

Form 990s for AAAJLA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 7, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Sep 17, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AAAJLA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,120,334
Program services$788,661
Investment income and dividends$171,422
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$28,344
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-134,632
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$13,974,129

Vendors for AAAJLA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Cliftonlarsonallen LLPTax accounting2020-02-07
██████Content management system software2019-09-05
██████ ███Software2019-09-05
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-05
█████ ███████ ███ ███ ███████ ███Audit accounting2016-12-31
████ █ ██████Insurance agent or broker$1952016-12-31
███████ ████████████Insurance agent or broker$7,1072016-12-31
██████ ██ █████████Insurance agent or broker$4542016-12-31
...and two more vendors

Personnel at AAAJLA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Reshma ShamasunderVice President Programs and Communic$115,995Dec. 31, 2018
Kathleen ChumanVice President of Program Development$113,879Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████ ████Founder$207,835July 16, 2019
███ ██████████Director of Information Technology-July 16, 2019
██████ █████Director of Institutional Giving-July 16, 2019
███████ ███ ████Director of Individual Giving-July 16, 2019
██████ █████Human Resources Director-July 16, 2019
███████ ████ ████Direct Services Director$122,567July 16, 2019
████ ██████ ████Project Director Immigration-July 16, 2019
██████ ███ ████Project Director-July 16, 2019
...and 33 more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

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12National Health Law Program (NHeLP)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionLos Angeles, CA
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14Prison Law Office501(c)(3)$7.9 millionBerkeley, CA
15National Center for Youth Law (NCYL)501(c)(3)$13 millionOakland, CA
16Legal Aid Society of San Diego501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Diego, CA
17Transgender Law Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionOakland, CA
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20Immigrant Defenders Law Center501(c)(3)$6.6 millionLos Angeles, CA
21American Immigration Council501(c)(3)$7.5 millionWashington, DC
22Americans for Immigrant Justice F / K / Americans Fla Immigrant Advocacy Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionMiami, FL
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