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June 19, 2017

Thirty-five years ago, on June 19, Vincent Chin was out at a local bar for his bachelor party. While he was enjoying himself with his friends, two men, Ronald Ebens and Michael Nitz, confronted Chin. The two men were Chrysler workers and they confused Chin for being Japanese. During the confrontation, they were heard shouting racial slurs and saying, "It's because of you little motherf--ers that we're out of work." 

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Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356

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800.867.3126
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Tagalog: 855.300.2552
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year.

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.