CAA Statement on Senate Constitutional Amendment 5

Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) was founded in 1969 to address historic and persistent institutional racism that systematically excluded Chinese Americans from major sectors of the labor market and promotional opportunity, equal access to vital public resources and services, and full and equal participation in civic affairs and government at local, state and national levels. For over forty years, CAA has used affirmative action as a critical policy tool to advance fairness and equality for Chinese Americans in these and other areas. (more…)