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Fasting for Immigrant Families

In mid-November a group of community leaders began a national fasting campaign in Washington, D.C. calling on House Republicans to act on immigration reform. Several members of the CAA staff and many of our allies fasted in solidarity. Some of … Continue reading

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Community Leaders Urge Voters to Support Prop. 30 and Measure A to Fund Public Education

Community leaders convened today to ask the community to vote for California Proposition 30 and San Francisco Measure A, urging voters to approve both of these measures in the November 6th General Elections to continue funding public education in California … Continue reading

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CAA 2012 Membership Meeting

Mayor Ed Lee (right) with CAA Executive Director Vincent Pan. Our 2012 membership meeting was held on February 9 at the Gordon J. Lau Elementary School with special guest, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Mayor Lee had been elected into … Continue reading

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CAA Joins Civil Rights Advocates to Guard Against Surveillance Abuses

In March, CAA joined over 80 community organizations to support the Safe SF Civil Rights Ordinance, a bill sponsored by Supervisor Jane Kim which would strengthen oversight of local police involvement with federal counter-terrorism activities to ensure that state and … Continue reading

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CAA in the News

Vincent Pan, our Executive Director, appeared on ABC7-KGO News on consecutive nights to criticize and contextualize ESPN’s use of the headline “Chink in the Armor”. The sports network had used it to describe New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin’s game … Continue reading

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CAA Parent Advocates Leadership Institute Graduation

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 1PM Emcee: Jenny Mai, CAA Parent Alumni Leader Introduction Welcoming Remarks Vincent Pan, CAA Executive Director Sandra Fewer, San Francisco Board of Education Commissioner Peer Leader Story Keynote Eric Mar, San Francisco Board of Supervisor Presentation … 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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Chinese Students Say Mills High School Discriminated against Them (World Journal)

These parents and students have approached the San Francisco non-profit Chinese for Affirmative Action for assistance. Executive director Vincent Pan has met with them. Pan said that presently it is obvious that the San Mateo Union High School District does … Continue reading

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Community Leaders and Parents Call on SF School District to Help Immigrant Teacher Stay (Media Advisory)

FOR RELEASE ON: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Contact: Michelle Yeung, 415-274-6750 x301 Susan Hsieh, 415-274-6750 x303 Community Leaders and Parents Call on SF School District to Help Immigrant Teacher Stay WHAT: Yuen-Ming Sin is a bilingual speech and language pathologist … Continue reading

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VIDEO: SFGate’s “Changemakers 2011” profiling Executive Director Vincent Pan

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