The Work Ahead
The Work Ahead
Op-Ed: While Florida targets Black history, Texas Republicans plan to make life miserable for Asian AmericansWhile much of the country is rightfully preoccupied with Florida’s efforts to eliminate African American history from schools, a quieter but equally dangerous racist development is happening in Texas and beyond.
Challenging Texas’ Anti-Immigrant SB 147The proposal SB 147 prohibits all citizens of China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia from purchasing real estate solely on the basis of nationality and immigration status. SB 147 is a racist bill, serves no national security purpose, and dehumanizes entire communities for political purposes.
Victims Fund for Half Moon Bay Chinese and Mexican FarmworkersThe Half Moon Bay Victims Fund provides direct relief to individuals impacted by the Half Moon Bay Shooting. 100% of proceeds will go towards survivors and surviving families.
A Day of Grieving and the Need for ActionWe join millions around the country mourning the tragic and horrible loss of life in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay. With more than two dozen members of the Chinese American community killed or injured, CAA not only sends our condolences but is organizing to identify and get help to those who are hurting.
CAA Demands Immediate Measures To Address the Gun Violence Epidemic in AmericaOn Lunar New Year’s Eve, a mass shooting took the lives of 11 Asian Americans and injured another 10 at Star Dance Studio Ballroom in Monterey Park. Last night, another shooter took the lives of 7 and injured 1 in Half Moon Bay. We send our sincerest condolences to the family and loved ones of those who tragically lost their lives.
CAA Opposes the Casey T. Arrowood NominationCAA opposes the White House nomination of Casey T. Arrowood as US Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Arrowood wrongfully prosecuted Professor Anming Hu.
OUR ISSUE AREAS
Effective immigrant rights work means providing full access to critical legal services as well as robust advocacy to protect the dignity and fair treatment of all immigrants.
A just society requires all individuals to have sustainable employment and economic opportunities that grow shared community wealth and equity.
Public policy should reflect the reality that we live in a multi-lingual society by supporting multi-lingual education and ensuring all have access to public services regardless of their English proficiency.
Equity in our pre-K to higher education systems means racially diverse classrooms and programs that are universally accessible, high-quality, and tuition and cost free.
An accurate and complete Census count protects the political representation and fair share of public resources for communities of color and immigrants who are and have been disenfranchised.
COMMUNITY SAFETY & JUSTICE
Racial profiling, national security scapegoating, and mass incarceration must be replaced with systems that humanize and protect the safety of all people.