Topic: Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on CAA50 Media Townhall Recap

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Immigrant Parents Engage with School Board Candidates

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

Posted in Calendar of Events, Uncategorized, What's Happening | Comments Off on Announcing CAA 50: Movement Forward

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Historic Moment for Voting Rights

CAA’s Outreach Specialists Getting the Word Out on Non-Citizen Vote

Registration forms and instructions for non-citizen voters were published on July 16, and Chinese for Affirmative Action has hired 5 Outreach Specialists to get this updated information out to immigrant parents. Non-Citizen Parent Voting is a new opportunity for immigrant … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on CAA’s Outreach Specialists Getting the Word Out on Non-Citizen Vote

2020 Census: Stakes are High for a Complete Count

Every ten years, the US census is used to appropriate political representation and $600 billion in federal funding according to the shifting population numbers. With the 2020 Census two years away, ensuring a complete count is as important as ever. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2020 Census: Stakes are High for a Complete Count

Nurturing Community Leaders: Emmy

  CAA aims to more deeply engage community members through our direct services and community-based advocacy efforts. One example of how we are doing this is through our robust wrap-around services for community members who face multiple barriers in seeking … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, What's Happening | Tagged | Comments Off on Nurturing Community Leaders: Emmy

Thank You For Celebrating Justice!

Each year, Chinese for Affirmative Action dedicates a night to honor the social justice movement work that our community and staff have done. For our 49th annual dinner, we honored the accomplishments and work of Steve Owyang, New American Media and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Thank You For Celebrating Justice!

#NoOnPropH Press Conference

Asian American officials and leaders gathered today Thursday to warn voters that Proposition H, the increased use of force Taser policy measure on the June 5th San Francisco ballot, is misleading and dangerous.  The measure is backed by nearly $500,000 in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, What's Happening | Comments Off on #NoOnPropH Press Conference

CAA Applauds Passage of San Francisco Ordinance to Strengthen Non-Citizen Enfranchisement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  CAA Applauds Passage of San Francisco Ordinance to Strengthen Non-Citizen Enfranchisement San Francisco, CA— The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously adopted an ordinance to strengthen the … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrant Rights (What's Happening), Issue Advocacy (What's Happening), Issue Advocacy (What's Happening), Language Diversity (What's Happening), Newsroom, Press Releases, Promoting Social Change (What's Happening), Promoting Social Change (What's Happening), racial justice, Uncategorized, What's Happening | Tagged , , | Comments Off on CAA Applauds Passage of San Francisco Ordinance to Strengthen Non-Citizen Enfranchisement