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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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“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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Remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

Please join us in remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act at a historic community gathering on Saturday, May 6th in San Francisco Chinatown. Rally for Inclusion Saturday, May 6th 12:00-1:30PM Portsmouth Square San Francisco Chinatown

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The State of Black San Francisco: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

CAA is co-sponsoring a film screening and panel discussion on the Kevin Epps-produced film, “Straight Outta Hunters Point”. Following the film screening, Executive Director Vincent Pan will speak on a panel titled “Organizing Across Racial and Ethnic Lines in the New San Francisco”. Continue reading

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VIDEO: NAACP Hopes to Diffuse Tension Between Asians and Blacks in San Francisco (New America Media)

NAACP Hopes to Diffuse Tension Between Asians and Blacks in San Francisco from New America Media on Vimeo. By Odette Keeley April 24, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO — Rev. Amos Brown and leaders of the San Francisco chapter of the National … Continue reading

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The Field Poll: California’s Diversity a Mixed Blessing (New America Media)

The election of President Obama opened a new chapter on race relations in the United States. Race relations acquire a new sensitivity in states like California where minorities are now the majority.

A new poll of California voters found a majority embrace the state’s growing diversity. But, while most accept that their neighbors don’t look the same as they do, some view the growing mix of nationalities, races, religions, and lifestyles with some misgivings. Continue reading

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CAA Denounces Landlord Attorney for Outrageous Comments Based On Offensive Racial Stereotypes (CAA Press Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2010 Contact: Susan Hsieh shsieh at caasf dot org Work: 415-274-6760 x303 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Chinese for Affirmative Action, a community-based civil rights organization in San Francisco, denounced the controversial comments made recently by … Continue reading

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CAA Secures Census Policy to Aid Hard-to-Count Communities

After months of negotiation, CAA helped win a policy change from the US Census Bureau that will provide in-language outreach in hard-to-count communities in the 2010 Census. The policy change stipulates that census advance letters – notifications sent to each … Continue reading

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CAA interviewed for California Endowment Newsletter on Census 2010

“Center Scene,” a newsletter of the California Endowment, writes about current California-wide efforts to include hard-to-count communities in the 2010 Census. Vincent Pan, CAA Executive Director, talks about particular efforts to reach immigrant and newcomer communities, and the role nonprofits play in effective outreach. Continue reading

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Media Roundtable: Diverse Coalition of City and Community Leaders React to Muni Incident

CAA will join a diverse coalition of City and community leaders today to discuss reactions to the Muni incident that was caught on Youtube video and ignited a virtual firestorm in October. The coalition is hosting a media roundtable and … Continue reading

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