Resources - Legal Resources
Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)
Phone: (313) 945-8167
Greater Michigan Office
13530 Michigan Ave. Suite 228
Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone: (313) 581-1201
*ADC is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage.
American Civil Liberties Union
60 West Hancock
Detroit, MI 48201-1324
Phone: (313) 578-6800
Fax: (313) 578-6811
*ACLU works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the U.S.
Chaldean Federation of America
29850 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 250
Southfield, MI 48034
Phone: (248) 996-8384
Fax: (248) 996-8342
*Provides acculturation services including translators, employment preparation programs, assistance accessing medical care, college and financial aid information.
2630 W. Lafayette
Detroit, MI 48216
Legal Services for those seeking asylum in the United States, including court representation in the United States and consultations regarding refugee/asylum issues.
Japanese American Citizens League
Bill Yoshino, Regional Director
5415 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Phone: (773) 728-7170
Fax: (773) 728-7231
*JACL is an organization whose mission is to secure and maintain the human and civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry and others victimized by injustice. The JACL has 112 chapters nationwide and 8 regional districts with over 24,000 members found in 23 states.
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
188 W. Randolph St. #1405
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 782-1422
Fax: (312) 782-1428
*MALDEF protects and promotes the civil rights of Latinos living in the U.S. MALDEF works through litigation, advocacy, community outreach and education to secure the rights of Latinos, primarily in the areas of employment, education, immigration, political access and public resource equity.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
DETROIT BRANCH NAACP, 2003
2990 E. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 871-2087
Fax: (313) 871-7745
*The NAACPís principal objective is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens of the U.S. and eliminate race prejudice. The NAACP seeks to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes.
National Congress of American Indians
1301 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 466-7767
*NCAI serves the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
They stress the need for unity and cooperation among tribal governments and
People for the security and protection of treaty and sovereign rights.