September 17, 2019

Introducing CAA’s New Policy Advocate, Eva Poon!

We are more than excited to welcome Eva Poon to the CAA team! With experience in local government and higher education, Eva brings a lot to the Policy Advocate position. She previously worked for Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, coordinating…
September 4, 2019

CAA Weighs in for More Holistic Safety Not More Guns

In reaction to the highly publicized incidents of violent crimes, some groups in the San Francisco Chinese community are promoting gun ownership as a means for self-protection. Because of our long commitment to seeking non-enforcement, long term and prevention, and…
August 19, 2019

Community-Based Organizations Dispel Public Charge Myths, Uplift Services

Chinese for Affirmative Action and partner community organizations gathered media to provide information related to immigration and public benefits impacts of changes to “public charge” rules. Leaders shared critical information and resources on how immigrants should respond when accessing public…
August 14, 2019

CAA Hosts Press Conference Denouncing New “Public Charge” Rules

Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) hosts a press conference with public agencies and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and denounced the Trump Administration’s most recent attacks on low-income immigrant families through changes in “public charge” rules. Advocates and public officials…
August 8, 2019

CAA Joins SF Citywide Convening to Prepare for 2020 Census

CAA presented remarks on Census language access in a regional Census convening organized by the San Francisco Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs (OCEIA). Key stakeholders, including the California Census Office, the California Complete Count Committee, philanthropy, local leaders…