Join us for a special Chinese for Affirmative Action 50th Anniversary event about K-12 education.

Improving the quality education of English language learners, segregated schools and engaging their families continues to be a challenge today.  Join us on the 45th anniversary of Lau v. Nichols to discuss the future of Asian Americans in K-12 education that builds on CAA’s groundbreaking work from the past to today.   

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Location: Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco

Program – 5:00-6:30


  • Jenny Lam, SFUSD Board of Education Commissioner


  • Laureen Chew, Ed.D., Emeritus Professor, Asian American Studies, SFSU
  • Hong Mei Pang, CAA Director of Advocacy
  • Christina Wong, SFUSD Special Assistant to the Superintendent

Reception – 6:30-7:30

Reception to follow the program and will recognize key leaders and partners in education:

  • Association of Asian American Administrators
  • Lonnie Kathena Chin, former Spring Valley Elementary School Principal
  • The Association of Chinese Teachers
  • Visitacion Valley community leaders