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DACA Resources

On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program. We are advising individuals who may be impacted to call our offices to get a free screening at (415) 761-3222. Additionally, here are resources … Continue reading

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CAA Denounces Trump Efforts to Choke Immigration and Attack Affirmative Action

On August 2, two Trump Administration priorities became public that will undermine civil rights, racial justice, and diversity in the United States. CAA immediately responded with a press conference to denounce these actions

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In Response to Charlottesville

On August 25, 2017 CAA and other Chinatown organizations and community leaders organized a vigil in the wake of Charlottesville and murder of Health Heyer. Over 300 people showed up to take a stand against white supremacy, bigotry and xenophobia.

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Our Work Ahead

Chinese for Affirmative Action will never stop fighting for the cause of civil rights and social justice. We must educate one another on the perils of police violence and racial profiling, whether for Philando Castile or Anthony Promvongsa. We need … Continue reading

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Historic Rally Mobilizes Nearly 800

In the heart of Chinatown, feelings of resilience and solidarity reached all corners of Portsmouth Square; nearly 800 people gathered for the first ever Rally for Inclusion – a stand against recent anti-immigrant, refugee and Muslim policies and a call … Continue reading

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CAA is proud to honor Arab Resource & Organizing Center

CAA is pleased to recognize a long time and respected community partner, Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC). Founded in 2007, AROC is a grassroots organization working to empower the Arab community on immigrant and civil rights, and against war, … Continue reading

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CAA proudly honors Chris Ahn, Larry Mock, and Ron Wallace

CAA is honored to recognize Chris Ahn, Larry Mock, and Ron 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.

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Remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

Please join us in remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act at a historic community gathering on Saturday, May 6th in San Francisco Chinatown. Rally for Inclusion Saturday, May 6th 12:00-1:30PM Portsmouth Square San Francisco Chinatown

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CAA honors Cecillia Wang for Continuing the Legacy of Resistance

CAA is pleased to recognize Cecillia Wang for leading the fight against anti-immigrant laws, racial profiling, and other unlawful police practices relating to immigration enforcement across the country. For over 20 years, she has been at the center of landmark … Continue reading

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Our Continual Resistance

During these tumultuous times, it is especially important to celebrate recent victories — like the preliminary injunction against Muslim Ban 2.0 — and ensuring that millions of Americans continue to have access to basic health care. If you are wondering … Continue reading

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