July 13, 2019

CAA 50th Celebration Is A Major Success

Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us at CAA50 Celebration of Justice at the Westin  St. Francis hotel last month! This year’s Celebration of Justice brought together over 600 community leaders, activists, corporate supporters, elected officials, and organizational partners…
July 13, 2019

BART Approves CAA Recommendations for Community Ambassadors

Chinese for Affirmative Action and Asian Prisoner Support Committee (APSC) submitted a joint letter in support of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Community Ambassador Pilot Program as a community safety alternative aimed at decarceration and restorative justice. In response…
July 13, 2019

Responding to ICE Raids, CAA Rallies to Keep Families Safe and Prepared

This past weekend, the Trump administration launched nationwide immigration enforcement operations seeking to conduct large-scale detention and deportation of immigrant communities. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operations have been confirmed in neighboring areas such as Santa Clara, Contra Costa and…
July 9, 2019

CAA Exhibit Uplifts Immigrant Narratives of Chinatown Families at 41 Ross

Chinese for Affirmative Action debuts Our Intergenerational Stories: home, an exhibit featuring the personal narratives of 7 working-class Chinese immigrant families on Sunday, July 7, at 41 Ross. CAA partnered with San Francisco Arts Commission, Chinese Culture Center, and community…
May 23, 2019

CAA Joins Immigrant Day of Action at State Capitol

This past Monday, CAA and our community leaders joined the California Immigrant Policy Center's Immigrant Day of Action which saw immigrant-serving community-based organizations across California coming together to build power and advocate on four pressing policies:
May 18, 2019

CAA50: K-12 Education Townhall Recap

On May 15th, Chinese for Affirmative Action hosted “From Non-English Language Pathways to School Desegregation: What’s Next to Ensure Education Equity for All?” which featured a discussion and reception at the Chinese Culture Center. Public officials and community leaders in…
May 2, 2019

5th Annual CUHJ People’s Summit Was All About Community Resilience

In it’s tenth year of grassroots community movement building, CUHJ (Communities United for Health and Justice) hosted the Fifth Annual People’s Summit at June Jordan School of Equity. Comprised of Coleman Advocates, Filipino Community Center, PODER, Bernal Heights and Chinese…
April 25, 2019

CAA Outreach Specialists Testify on Workforce Development Resolution, ACR50

This past Wednesday, April 24th, CAA’s program team joined our Sacramento office to testify in support of State Resolution ACR50. Introduced by Assembly Members David Chiu and Eduardo Garcia, the measure calls on California’s workforce systems to broaden access to good jobs for immigrants, communities of color and Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities.