The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, a national organization founded in 1974, protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans.

Past Events

2022 Asian American Exit Poll

DC | CA | FL | GA | LA | MA | MD | MI | NJ | NM | NV | NY | PA | TX | VA According to the 2020 Census, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial minority group, numbering over 20 million. That makes the Asian American vote more important than ever. We are looking for volunteers, on the ground, to conduct exit polling. If you are interested in taking action, please sign up here.read more

Rally: Affirm Diversity

A Celebration of Our Racial Diversity Come join us for music, community, and inspiring speakers — and to show your support for affirmative action. Bethany Li, legal director of AALDEF, will be speaking. WHEN: Sunday, October 30, 2022 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm LOCATION: Grand Hyatt Washington Constitution Ballroom 1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 Constitution Foyer Event read more

2022 AALDEF Summer Cocktail Party

AALDEF was pleased to host its first summer cocktail in two years since the pandemic first put a pause on in-person events. The 2022 AALDEF Summer Cocktail Party was held on June 27, 2022 at the 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar in New York City. We were delighted to host hundreds of Asian American lawyers, professionals, students, and community advocates at our latest fundraiser, proceeds to support AALDEF’s legal and educational programs.read more