48th Anniversary Celebration of Justice
Thursday, June 8, 2017
7:00PM Dinner and Program
The Celebration of Justice is CAA’s largest annual fundraiser and brings together friends and supporters for a night of celebration and renewing our commitment to social justice. Over 400 guests attend this special event each year, including public officials and prominent leaders in the Asian & Pacific Islander and civil rights communities. We also honor community leaders who have furthered the cause of protecting immigrant rights, promoting language diversity, and remedying racial injustice.
The Event Center at St. Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94109
This venue is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available on the on-site lot and on the streets after 6pm.
For frontline legal leadership against anti-immigrant laws, racial profiling, and other unlawful police practices relating to immigration enforcement across the country including in Arizona and Alabama.
Lawrence Mock, S. Chris Ahn, Ronald S. Wallace
For decades of volunteer service and commitment to civil rights including pro bono work to redesign and renovate the CAA headquarters in San Francisco Chinatown.
Daughter of Xiaoxing Xi, a Chinese American scientist wrongfully prosecuted for espionage. Joyce has launched a national online campaign to draw attention to the incredible and shocking abuse of power by the U.S. government.
L. Ling-chi Wang
Ling-Chi Wang is Professor Emeritus of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley and a founder of Chinese for Affirmative Action. In 2000, Professor Wang led a national campaign to exonerate Taiwanese American scientist Wen Ho Lee, who was falsely accused by the U.S. government of being a Chinese spy.
Eddy has a lifelong commitment to serving the children, youth, and families of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. He is a 2015 Open Society Foundation Soros Justice Fellow and the subject of the award winning documentary “Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story.”
Tickets are $200 each and include entry to the reception, dinner, and program. To reserve your tickets, click on the button below.
No tickets will be mailed; your reservation will be held at the door.
Support CAA’s community work and bring visibility to your company or organization. To become a sponsor or learn about sponsorship benefits and deadlines, please visit http://bit.ly/coj48sponsorship or contact Susan Hsieh at (415)274-6750 or CoJ48@caasf.org.
|Thank you to our sponsors:|
|CHAMPION OF JUSTICE
Lisa K. Lee
Emily Leung, Ricky Ho, and Linda Ho
Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund
Rolland and Kathy Lowe
|DEFENDER OF JUSTICE
Stella Lee Wong and Dick Wong
|ADVOCATE OF JUSTICE
Henry and Priscilla Der
Frances and Frankie Lee
Lillian K. Sing
L. Ling-chi and Linda Wang
Germaine Q Wong
|GUARDIAN OF JUSTICE
American Civil Liberties Union
May and Larry Jew
Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Minami Tamaki LLP
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation
Recology San Francisco
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit
|SUPPORTER OF JUSTICE
Bank of the Orient
California Faculty Association
California Teachers Association
Donna Chong and Gerald Quigley
Katheryn Fong and Andrew MacInnis
Paul and Maxine Fong
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Thomas Layton and Gyöngy Laky
Celia W. Lee and Clarke B. Holland
Hanmin Liu and Jennifer Mei
Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Northeast Community Federal Credit Union
Steven Owyang and Onilda Cheung
SEIU Local 1021
Gloria F. Tai
Kathy and Chuck Turner
Arthur and Deborah Yee
Randall and Gale Yip
To become a sponsor and bring visibility to your organization while supporting CAA, learn more on our Sponsorship Page.
Co-Chairs: Thomas Layton and Gyöngy Laky, Kathy Owyang Turner
Emily Leung and Ricky Ho
Darlene and Raymond Lim
Steven Owyang and Onilda Cheung
Chinese for Affirmative Action is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our tax ID number is 94-2161304. The per person value above $85 is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
For more information about the Celebration of Justice, please contact Susan Hsieh, Development Manager, at (415)274-6750 or CoJ48@caasf.org.
You can also see information from last year’s Celebration of Justice.