Topic: What’s Happening

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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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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CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2018 CONTACT: Hong Mei Pang Director of Advocacy hpang@caasf.org (English, Mandarin, Cantonese) Jose Ng Immigrant Rights Community Advocate jng@caasf.org (Cantonese)   CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco San Francisco, CA— CAA will join today’s … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: Help to Defend Immigrant Families

Immigrant and refugee families continue to be under a systemic and coordinated attack. Most recently, immigration raids at 7-11 Stores, rollback of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, and the precarious state of DACA echo the past and current xenophobic exclusion of immigrants and unjust … Continue reading

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CAA Announces New Director of Advocacy

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CAA is pleased to announce Hong Mei Pang as our new Director of Advocacy. Hong Mei will work closely with the Co-Executive Directors and other senior staff to advance CAA’s ambitious policy advocacy and community education goals.

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On the Passing of Dr. Rolland Choy Lowe

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It is with profound sadness that Chinese for Affirmative Action mourns the loss of longtime supporter and champion Dr. Rolland Choy Lowe. Dr. Lowe passed away peacefully at his home in Walnut Creek in early November at the age of … Continue reading

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