Topic: What’s Happening

Comfort Women UNESCO Petition

Please consider signing onto the Comfort Women Justice Coalition’s petition to add “Comfort Women” documents to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. “Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative that would safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity … Continue reading

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Community Safety and Justice

For decades, CAA has worked on a range of community safety and justice issues.  This has included calling into question policing practices that lead to patterns of racial profiling and that have disproportionately targeted people of color.  CAA has also … Continue reading

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Take Action Against Public Charge!

Add your voice in opposition to the attack on our immigrant communities that will force immigrants to choose between a green card and access to critical benefits. Community members now have less than 50 days to submit comment against these … Continue reading

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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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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

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CAA 50: Movement Forward, 50 Years of Asian Americans In The Media

Chinese for Affirmative Action is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, 2019! Join us as we kick off a year-long celebration with Movement Forward: 50 Years of Asian Americans in the Media, a town hall looking at how we’ve gone … Continue reading

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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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