May 25, 2021

CAA Spring Highlights

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.
April 28, 2021

CAA Advocates for Language Access at the EDD

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.
April 5, 2021

March 2021 Highlights

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.
March 3, 2021

February 2021 Highlights

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.
February 5, 2021

CAA calls on the Biden administration to end racial profiling

Gang Chen is the latest example of the federal government’s coordinated efforts that has targeted Chinese American scientists and researchers based on their ancestry rather than suspected criminal activity through the DOJ’s China Initiative
February 2, 2021

Winter 2020-21 Highlights

2021 is upon us, and Chinese for Affirmative Action looks forward to strengthening ties with local activists, elected officials, and organizations and forging a more equitable, more inclusive path toward racial justice. See below to find out what else is in store.
January 21, 2021

How CAA Fights for Immigrant Justice: 2021 Priorities

Immigrant rights have been central to CAA’s focus since our founding, and we are closely monitoring the Biden administration’s overhaul of the immigration system. Today, we wanted to share some highlights of our immigrant rights program in 2020 and what’s ahead for 2021.
December 31, 2020

A Year-End Message from Cyn and Vin

2020 has been a difficult year for so many. With the pandemic, economic downturn, and high-stakes elections all at once, it was a perfect storm. But with your support, CAA rose to the occasion, and then some.