The Asian American Legal Advocacy Center, Inc. (AALAC) of Georgia is the first non-profit law center dedicated to promoting the civil, social and economic rights of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Asian-ethnic refugees (“Asian Americans”) in Georgia and the Southeast. Our vision is a social movement where individuals are fully empowered, active in civic life, and working together to promote equity and fair treatment for all.
February 26th, 2014, AALAC’s executive director, Helen Ho, was on Channel 2 WSB-TV News. WSB reporter Kerry Kavanaugh visited AALAC office to ask Helen questions about the English Only S.R. 1031. The news covers what would happen if the resolution was to become a new law in Georgia and the Senator Don Balfour’s opinion on […]
Press conference for the defeat of S.R. 1031, S.B. 404 and Call for an End to Anti-immigrant legislation
With the support of elected officials and a multi-racial, multi-ethnic coalition of partners, AALAC held an informative press conference to celebrate the early defeat of unwelcoming immigrant and refugee policies Senate Resolution 1031 (English-only driver license bill) and Senate Bill 404 (anti-DREAM/DACA bill), call for an end to state anti-immigrant legislation and push for legislative reform […]
PRESS RELEASE 31 Organizations Sign Joint Letter Denouncing Georgia Anti-Immigrant policies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2014 CONTACT: Helen Kim Ho, Executive Director | 404-585-8446 _______________________________________________________ On Wednesday, February 26th the last day of session this week, the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center (AALAC) sent a letter urging the Senate Rules Committee to not call […]
Sadly, some Georgia elected officials still believe attacking hard-working legal immigrants will win them votes – and we need to let them know they are WRONG! Senate Resolution 1031 requires, among other things, that the state’s driver’s license exams be given only in English and to amend Georgia’s Constitution to declare English the state’s official […]
- Recap: 3rd annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast and Lobby Day
- Save the Date! Small Business Development Center Event on April 25th
- We’re Hiring!
- AALAC makes the front page of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Recap: AALAC’s 2013 Election Season Celebration
- SAVE THE DATE! 3rd Annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast
3/05/14 •Watch Helen Ho on WSB-TV News
3/04/14 •Press conference for the defeat of S.R. 1031, S.B. 404 and Call for an End to Anti-immigrant legislation
2/28/14 •31 Organizations Sign Joint Letter Denouncing Georgia Anti-Immigrant policies
2/26/14 •Call to Action: Say “NO” to Anti-Immigrant Senate Resolution 1031 and Senate Bill 404
2/11/14 •Recap: 3rd annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast and Lobby Day
1/29/14 •Save the Date! Small Business Development Center Event on April 25th
1/24/14 •We’re Hiring!
1/07/14 •AALAC makes the front page of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
12/11/13 •Recap: AALAC’s 2013 Election Season Celebration
12/05/13 •SAVE THE DATE! 3rd Annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast
11/12/13 •Save the Date! Join us for our 2013 Election Season Celebration on December 10th!
11/07/13 •Two AAPIs win city council seats in metro-Atlanta; Historic five AAPIs run for local races in Georgia
11/06/13 •Recap: Know Your Rights When Stopped by Police
11/04/13 •Door to Door Canvassing in Clarkston