June 9, 2020

Defending Black Lives Depends on All of Us

Forgive my long pause. I have struggled to find the words to express the deep sadness and outrage I feel for the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old son, brother, father, and human being.
June 3, 2020

Highlighting Our Economic Justice Clients During COVID-19

Since San Francisco’s shelter in place order has been implemented, CAA’s economic justice staff have remotely helped 130+ limited English proficient Chinese community members with accessing unemployment insurance and employment assistance. We want to highlight the experiences of three of our clients who have been furloughed during this economic and health crises. 
April 3, 2020

CAA Lifts Up Census Despite COVID19

CAA celebrated  #CensusDay the best way we know how – by getting out the count. For every person not counted in the #2020Census California risks losing up to $20,000 of federal funding for crucial public programs. In addition, an undercount…
March 30, 2020

CAA Economic Justice Work Responding to Slowing COVID-19 Job Market

San Francisco’s Shelter in Place program shifting CAA’s Economic Justice work from in-person direct service to by phone assistance with new challenges.Pictured: CAA’s Hospitality Vocational Training Program Graduation Ceremony. In a downturn economy, CAA’s Limited English Proficient immigrant workforce clients…