Topic: racial justice

Racial Justice

CAA Outreach Specialists Work to Inform Immigrant Parent Voters

CAA has been training a cohort of outreach specialists to help community members exercise their leadership potential. Comprised of alumni from CAA’s Leadership Development Institute, these specialists will be working to engage community members who are directly impacted by changes … Continue reading

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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

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CAA Congratulates Ms. Sherry Chen on Lawsuit Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  CAA Congratulates Ms. Sherry Chen on Lawsuit Victory San Francisco, CA— Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) expresses its strong agreement with today’s ruling in favor of Sherry Chen … Continue reading

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CAA Denounces Trump Administration For Targeting Immigrant Families with “Public Charge”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  CAA Denounces Trump Administration For Targeting Immigrant Families with “Public Charge” San Francisco– CAA denounces the proposal by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to unnecessarily and unlawfully … Continue reading

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Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Undermines Democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Undermines Democracy San Francisco — CAA denounces the decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to include a citizenship question in the 2020 … Continue reading

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End National Security Scapegoating

In early October, CAA joined Chinese Progressive Association, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and notable community leaders Henry Der, Ling-chi Wang, and Helen Zia to form the End National Security Scapegoating (ENSS) coalition. The coalition was established … Continue reading

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End National Security Scapegoating Against Asian Americans

Drawing of Prof. Xiaoxing Xi by John Lee

October 19-21, Professor Xiaoxing Xi will tour the Bay Area to raise awareness of how Chinese Americans are being targeted in the name of national security, and how the broader community can help end it.

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Asian Americans Take a Stand Against White Supremacy and Xenophobia

large group of people gather in Chinatown candle light vigil to support anti-white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia

“We are here today in Chinatown to hold this space for you, to stand up against white supremacy, hate, and racism.” The August 25 “Light Up the Night” vigil honored the memory of activist Heather Heyer, who was killed on … 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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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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