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Press Statement: CAA Joins Amicus Brief to Defend Affirmative Action in SFFA v Harvard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS STATEMENT February 13, 2019 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Manager, 415-274-6750 x319 elau@caasf.org Press Statement: CAA Joins Amicus Brief to Defend Affirmative Action in SFFA v Harvard San Francisco, CA– Closing arguments presented today in Students for … Continue reading

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Comfort Women UNESCO Petition

Please consider signing onto the Comfort Women Justice Coalition’s petition to add “Comfort Women” documents to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. “Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative that would safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity … Continue reading

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Community Safety and Justice

For decades, CAA has worked on a range of community safety and justice issues.  This has included calling into question policing practices that lead to patterns of racial profiling and that have disproportionately targeted people of color.  CAA has also … Continue reading

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Take Action Against Public Charge!

Add your voice in opposition to the attack on our immigrant communities that will force immigrants to choose between a green card and access to critical benefits. Community members now have less than 50 days to submit comment against these … Continue reading

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CAA50 Media Townhall Recap

On September 27th, CAA launched the first of a series of events to celebrate our 50th year anniversary. Billed as a town hall, CAA convened prominent Asian American news journalists and media pioneers, many of whom were the first Asian … Continue reading

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Immigrant Parents Engage with School Board Candidates

Last week, CAA hosted a community forum with select candidates running for the San Francisco school board in this coming Tuesday’s election. Some newly enfranchised immigrant parent voters will also be making history as non-citizens will finally be able to … Continue reading

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Submit Public Comment and Resist Proposed Public Charge Regulation

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Chinese for Affirmative Action Communications Manager, 415-274-6750 x319 elau@caasf.org Submit Public Comment and Resist Proposed Public Charge Regulation San Francisco, CA– The Trump Administration published “public charge” regulation to … Continue reading

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Announcing CAA 50: Movement Forward

Register now for Movement Forward: 50 Years of Asian Americans in the Media happening this Thursday 9/27 starting 5:30 pm at the Chinese Cultural Center! This free town hall event celebrates the achievements of many foundational pioneers of Asian American … Continue reading

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A Historic Moment for Voting Rights

A historic moment for voting rights is under course right now in San Francisco. For the past decade (?), Chinese for Affirmative Action has lead efforts to give immigrant communities a voice in the city. These efforts culminated in the … Continue reading

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CAA 50: Movement Forward, 50 Years of Asian Americans In The Media

Chinese for Affirmative Action is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, 2019! Join us as we kick off a year-long celebration with Movement Forward: 50 Years of Asian Americans in the Media, a town hall looking at how we’ve gone … Continue reading

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