Job Announcement – Part-time Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION: Part-time Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator AGENCY DESCRIPTION: The Asian Law Alliance (ALA) is a non-profit community law office that has provided legal services, community education and advocacy services since 1977 to the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in Santa Clara County. Priority areas are immigration/citizenship, housing, domestic violence, public benefits and civil […]

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Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

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http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/10/santa-clara-lawsuit-claims-city-is-violating-state-election-law/ By RAMONA GIWARGIS | rgiwargis@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 10, 2017 at 12:26 pm | UPDATED: April 10, 2017 at 6:55 pm   Santa Clara is the latest in a long line of California cities that could switch to district elections under the threat of litigation, a move advocates hope will diversify […]

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Notice of Lawsuit

Notice of Lawsuit

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The Asian Law Alliance has joined Robert Rubin, as lead counsel, and Laura Ho of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, to bring a lawsuit against the City of Santa Clara for its discriminatory use of at-large elections to limit Asian American candidates from taking seats in vital government roles. This practice violates the California Voting […]

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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

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President Obama declared January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers lure individuals with false promises of employment and a better life.   Human trafficking does not only take place in overseas sweatshops or brothels abroad, but on streets throughout the U.S. with victims ranging from […]

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