CAA is calling for the state of California to invest $210 million over a three-year period to address hate incidents against AAPI communities, which have faced increased attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
On May 12, 2021, CAA, a lead plaintiff in Smith v. Regents of the University of California, reached a legal settlement with the University of California (UC), which has agreed to suspend review of the SAT or ACT in undergraduate admissions or scholarship considerations.
On Thursday, June 17, Chinese for Affirmative Action will host our virtual 52nd Anniversary Celebration of Justice event to uplift individuals and organizations who are making lasting contributions to our communities. This year, we are proud to recognize three distinguished honorees: APIENC, Fred Blackwell, and Henry Der.
From our local work directing resources to immigrant families and our state work providing language access for non-English speakers, to our national work addressing anti-Asian racism, we are grateful and inspired by all those who are contributing to the movement for justice.
Last October during a California legislative hearing, lawmakers questioned the Employment Development Department (EDD) on their backlog of people who had been waiting months for their unemployment benefits. Yet one group of people was left out of the discussions: those who primarily speak a language other than English.
These are challenging times for our communities, but CAA continues to build on our core strategies to advocate, to serve, to engage, and to build coalitions that will bring positive change to the lives of many. Please view some monthly highlights below.
This is a critical moment to resist anti-Asian hate and bigotry and stand together for immigrant justice and multiracial solidarity. Read on to learn more about what our team, our friends, and our allies are doing to keep our communities safe and to secure justice for all.
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