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CAA Community Open House

We are excited to announce that CAA has returned to our Chinatown headquarters at 17 Walter U. Lum Place. To welcome our community members back to the renovated Kuo Building, we will host a Community Open House on Thursday, Feb. … Continue reading

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CAA joins 150+ AAPI organizations to #ResistTrump

CAA is proud to join 150+ Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations to #ResistTrump in a joint statement. The statement was issued on January 24 and calls out and rejects the rhetoric that guided Trump’s candidacy. Check out the great coverage … Continue reading

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We Strengthen Our Resolve

This week many of us experienced a devastating loss. Some of you may still be wondering how we could be so wrong about the state of our country. I was personally shaken to my core, scared for my children’s future. … Continue reading

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CAA Voter Guide for November 8th Elections

We are pleased to share with you CAA’s ballot recommendations for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 8th. There are a total of 17 California and 25 San Francisco ballot measures this year. We focused on ballot measures that will … Continue reading

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CAA Celebrates Passage of Data Disaggregation Bill

CAA is joining leading community-based organizations and civil rights groups in celebrating the passage of AB-1726. The new law will strengthen current efforts to identify health disparities within California’s diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. The … Continue reading

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Videos from CAA 2016 Celebration of Justice

Thank you for helping us celebrate justice last week. Whether you joined us in person or made a donation, your support enables CAA to be a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander … Continue reading

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Thank You for a Successful Celebration of Justice

Congratulations to CAA’s honorees and special thanks to our donors and supporters for another successful Celebration of Justice. 

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2016 Celebration of Justice

We celebrate CAA’s 47th year serving the Chinatown and Asian American communities. The evening will feature a conversation between Prof. Ling-chi Wang, who helped establish Asian American studies at UC Berkeley, and Joyce Xi, daughter of Xiaoxing Xi, a Chinese American … Continue reading

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CAA 2016 Membership Meeting

“Changing the Asian American Narrative” A panel discussion with community partners who are disrupting and shifting the mainstream narrative of Asian Americans today. Tuesday, March 1, 2016 International Hotel Manilatown Center

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CAA Capital Campaign: December 2015 Update

Chinese for Affirmative Action has completed our capital campaign to renovate our longtime Chinatown-based headquarters on Walter U. Lum Place! With construction beginning in January 2016, the building will be closed for roughly six months for renovations.

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