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

AALDEF summer party 2019

Join us on Tuesday, June 25 at 6-9 pm for our annual summer cocktail party! Celebrate AALDEF’s 45th anniversary and network with hundreds of Asian American lawyers, professionals, students, and community advocates. RUMI Event Space 229 West 28th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) New York City Raffle * Hors D’Oeuvres * Cash Bar Tickets: $60 (advance) $50 (nonprofits/students) $65 (at door) For more information, contact @events@aaldef.org or 212.966.5932. Special thanks to our …read more

AALDEF celebrates its 45th anniversary gala

More than 650 people from across the country attended AALDEF’s 45th anniversary gala on March 27, 2019 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. This year’s Justice in Action Award recipients were Michael C. Wu, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Carter’s, Inc., and Vanita Gupta, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. The emcees were Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, and Sree …read more

Save the date: June 25, 2019 AALDEF Summer Party

Save the date! 2019 ANNUAL SUMMER COCKTAIL PARTY Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6 - 9 PM RUMI Event Space 229 W 28th St. New York, NY 10001 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) RAFFLE - HORS D’OEUVRES - CASH BAR $60 (Advance) | $50 (Nonprofits / Students) | $65 (At Door) Contact events@aaldef.org or call (212) 966-5932 for more information.read more