American Citizens for Justice
Asian American Center for Justice

American Citizens for Justice is a nonprofit 501c3 organization serving the Asian Pacific American (APA) communities of Michigan and fighting for the civil rights of all Americans. It was founded in 1983 after the baseball beating death of Vincent Chin.


ACJ’s Mission

• To provide civil rights advocacy and education on behalf of the Asian Pacific American community in Michigan.

• To work in coalition with other civil rights organizations for the advancement of Asian Pacific Americans and other communities of color.

• To promote better understanding of the needs of the Asian Pacific American community in the Detroit area.


American Citizens for Justice/Asian American Center for Justice mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela. The former president of South Africa was a hero of conscience, and worked tirelessly against apartheid, and for a free, multiracial society. Join ACJ in celebrating the life of this great individual.