Topic: What We Do

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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Creating Good Jobs for Immigrant Workers: CAA’s Workforce Development Program

Since CAA’s founding, we have advocated on behalf of Chinese Americans who are systematically denied equal opportunities in many sectors of society.

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National Day of Action Against Arizona’s SB 1070 and Federal “S-Comm” Program

On July 29, the day that Arizona’s SB1070 went into effect, CAA joined allies across the U.S. to take part in national actions to protest SB 1070, “S-Comm,” and other racist policies that target immigrants. Here is a listing of … Continue reading

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What We Do (framing paragraph)

CAA employs multiple strategies to create change. At the grassroots level, we nurture the ability of Asian and Pacific American (APA) communities to participate fully in civic life. At the public policy level, we advocate for system changes that create … Continue reading

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Promoting Social Change (Program Summary)

Promoting Social Change CAA seeks to build and foster alliances that grow and sustain a progressive Asian and Pacific American movement. To advance that goal, we sponsor three projects: Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality works with Sacramento policymakers, … Continue reading

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Issue Advocacy (Program Summary)

Issue Advocacy CAA advocates for programs, policies, and legislation to meet our communities’ needs, and to change or eliminate those that are harmful and discriminatory. Our advocacy includes research and analysis of policies that impact our constituents, community outreach and … Continue reading

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Community Building (Program Summary)

Community Building Though our constituency encompasses the broader APA community, our grassroots work prioritizes the needs of low-income, immigrant, and limited English proficient (LEP) individuals. These activities include leadership development for monolingual public school parents, employment services for newcomer jobseekers, … Continue reading

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