Topic: What’s Happening

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

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Affirmative Action: Diversity and Equity

Since its founding, Chinese For Affirmative Action has been on the forefront of ensuring Chinese Americans, other communities of color and disadvantaged people in general have equal access to opportunity. Affirmative action has always been and continues to be a necessary and … Continue reading

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#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

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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 Celebrates Immigrant Family Day 2018

Every year since 2007, community members working with the San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN) gather at City Hall for Immigrant Family Day for community building and civic engagement. As one of the 12 founding member organizations, CAA … Continue reading

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2018 San Francisco June Election Guide

CAA hosted two Mayoral Candidate Conversations this past April with San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim and with former San Francisco State Senator Mark Leno. With the Mayoral election on the horizon, it was an opportunity to discuss with them their … 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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Federal Judge DACA Ruling Signals Significant Immigrant Rights Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  Federal Judge DACA Ruling Signals Significant Immigrant Rights Victory San Francisco, CA— CAA applauds Judge John D. Bates’ decision to resume the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program … Continue reading

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“Public Charge”, Census Continues to Put Pressure on Our Communities

The Trump administration’s ongoing attacks and fear mongering threatens to rollback civil and human rights. The proposed policies to penalize immigrants for accessing critical and potentially life-saving public benefits, also known as an expansion to public charge, and including a … Continue reading

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