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Chinese Hospital Exceeds Local Hiring Goal, Provides 100,000 Work Hours for San Francisco Resident Construction Workers

Chinese Hospital, with over 100 years of service to Chinatown and San Francisco, exceeded the 25% goal of hiring local construction workers to reach 29% in the building of the new hospital. The project gave construction workers living in San … Continue reading

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CAA’s Voter Guide for the November 2012 General Election

California: Yes on 30, 34, 36, 38; No on 32 San Francisco: Yes on A, B, C, E, G; No on F With the California state budget crisis unresolved and cutting into another year of public services for working families … Continue reading

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Major Milestone for New Chinatown Campus Achieved by Community Members

Community members toured the campus in January to see how construction was progressing. This photo shows the inside of one of the classrooms. (More photos here) When City College officials announced in October last year that the school was short … Continue reading

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New Report Shows How Smart Collaboration Led to Local Hiring Success

Our community partner, Brightline Defense Project, published a new report in March documenting the years of advocacy and coalition-building that led to San Francisco’s groundbreaking local hiring law governing public construction projects.  Titled “Putting Local Hire to Work”, it details … Continue reading

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New report on the journey to local hiring reform in SF recently published

Image from the new Brightline Defense Project report "Putting Local Hire to Work" showing CAA Executive Director Vincent Pan leading efforts for stronger local hire policy reform.

Our community partner, Brightline Defense Project, just published a new report documenting the years of advocacy and coalition building that led to our city’s local hiring policy for construction. Titled “Putting Local Hire To Work”, it features a narrative and … Continue reading

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CAA named a “Local Hiring Hero” by Brightline Defense Project

Our good friends at Brightline Defense Project, with whom we co-authored the groundbreaking report on local hiring titled “The Failure of Good Faith“, is hosting a benefit event on September 29 at San Francisco’s Sloane Lounge. We will be joining … Continue reading

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Historic Local Hiring Law Passed in San Francisco

Photo: San Franciscans come together to rally for local hiring reform at City Hall on October 19, 2010, the day the bill was introduced by Supervisor John Avalos.     On March 25, 2011, San Francisco passed the strongest local … Continue reading

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Local Hiring Stimulates Real Economic Pathways for Immigrants and Working Families (CAA Op-Ed)

A joint-op-ed by CAA Director of Community Initiatives Jenny Lam and San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar on how a local hiring mandate benefits immigrants, local businesses, and working families.

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City College Trustees Back Local Hire Policy at New Campus (Bay Citizen)

By: Bay City News Service 3/10/2011 CCSF Board President John Rizzo and Trustee Steve Ngo will introduce the mandate for local hiring for construction jobs at a meeting of the board’s Facilities, Infrastructure and Technology Committee. The San Francisco Board … Continue reading

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City College to Introduce Resolution to Initiate Grievances against Contractors Who Are Non-Compliant on Local Hiring for Chinatown Campus (Media Advisory)

CCSF Trustee Steve Ngo and Board President John Rizzo will announce a new resolution to address a lack of local hiring on the Chinatown/North Beach Campus construction. Although a historic city-wide law on local hiring was recently passed in San … Continue reading

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