2017 Celebration of Justice

GENERAL INFO | VENUE & PARKING
HONOREES | MASTER OF CEREMONIES
TICKETS | SPONSORSHIPS
DINNER COMMITTEE | MORE INFO

CAA-COJ17

GENERAL INFO

48th Anniversary Celebration of Justice
Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00PM   Reception
7:00PM   Dinner and Program

The Celebration of Justice is CAA’s largest annual fundraiser and brings together community leaders, activists, corporate supporters, and friends for a night of celebration and renewing our commitment to social justice. Over 400 guests attend this special event each year, including prominent leaders in the Asian & Pacific Islander, civil rights, and political communities. We also honor community leaders who have accomplished significant achievements in protecting immigrant rights, promoting language diversity, and remedying racial injustice.

 

VENUE & PARKING

The Event Center at St. Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94109
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This venue is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available in the on-site lot, and on the streets after 6pm.

 

HONOREES

AROC
Arab Resource & Organizing Center
For courageous work supporting and organizing Arab community members towards self-determination, social justice, and community empowerment.

 

Cecillia WangCecillia Wang
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.

 

 

S. Chris Ahn, Lawrence Mock, Ronald S. WallaceLawrence 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.

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Joyce XiJoyce Xi
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.

Ling-chi WangL. 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.

 

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Eddy Zheng

Eddy Zheng
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

Tickets are $200 each and include entry to the reception, dinner, and program. To reserve your tickets, click on the button below.

Eventbrite - CAA 48th Anniversary Celebration of Justice

No tickets will be mailed; your reservation will be held at the door.

 

SPONSORSHIPS

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
Emily Lee
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 Sing
L. Ling-chi and Linda Wang
Germaine Q Wong
GUARDIAN OF JUSTICE
May and Larry Jew
Kaiser Permanente
Minami Tamaki LLP
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation
Recology San Francisco
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit
SUPPORTER OF JUSTICE
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 Lee and Clarke Hollande
Randall Lowe
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Northeast Community Federal Credit Union
Kathy Owyang Turner
Randall and Gale Yip

To become a sponsor and bring visibility to your organization while supporting CAA, learn more on our Sponsorship Page.

 

DINNER COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs: Thomas Layton and Gyöngy Laky, Kathy Owyang Turner
Sabiha Basrai
Katheryn Fong
Chris Jocson
Daniel Lee
Emily Lee
Lisa Lee
Olivia Lee
Emily Leung and Ricky Ho
Darlene and Raymond Lim
Steven Owyang and Onilda Cheung
Ben Wang
Linda Wang

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

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.

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