October 6, 2020

2020 CAA Voter Guide

CAA is pleased to bring you our 2020 Ballot Guide. Our staff developed this guide with recommendations for both statewide and local San Francisco measures.
September 22, 2020

CAA Economic Justice Program Assisting Community COVID Recovery

When San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order went into effect in March, CAA staff mobilized to ensure that families in our community received support, particularly those experiencing hardships from loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 12, 2020

Community Safety Starts With Solidarity

I wanted to share some thoughts about the racial reckoning facing our country and how CAA fits in. We are in a moment where real change is possible. This moment feels different in so many ways from other times in…
July 28, 2020

CAA Broadens Reach to Chinese Community via WeChat, Weibo

We are pleased to share an update about an exciting new area of CAA’s work. In response to the shifting needs of our immigrant community, CAA has been growing our online Chinese language communications capacity.  This has included launching new…
July 9, 2020

#YesOnACA5 is now #YesOnProp16

Since the ban on affirmative action put in place by Proposition 209 in 1996, California has restricted equal opportunity programs that consider race and gender. This November voters have the historic opportunity to vote for Prop 16 to repeal the…
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.