March 11, 2020

Statement on the Repeal of Prop 209

Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) was founded in 1969 to address historic and persistent institutional racism that systematically excluded Chinese Americans from major sectors of the labor market, denied us equal access to vital public resources and services, and obstructed…
December 20, 2019

CAA50: A Year in Review

2019 was a year of struggle and strength for immigrants and people of color. Across the country, the Trump Administration continued its relentless attack against the safety, civil rights, and basic dignity of our most vulnerable community members. At CAA,…
December 9, 2019

CAA Community Welcomes in Winter Solstice Together

CAA staff and community cook tong yung and soup together during our winter solstice community event. This past Sunday afternoon, CAA staff welcomed in the winter season with 70 of our friends and family in the Chinese immigrant community. Taking…
October 26, 2019

CAA Assists SFUSD Census Messaging to Empower Youth, Families

Since September, CAA has joined monthly meetings organized by the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to discuss Census 2020 implementation strategies alongside Census Bureau staff, the San Francisco Office of Immigrant Affairs and Civic Engagement (OCEIA) and other immigrant-serving…
October 22, 2019

Computer Lab at CAA Helps Close Digital Divide

CAA is now hosting a weekly drop-in computer lab for workforce development clients and others to acquire new digital skills, apply for jobs online, and get support on basics like browsing the web. CAA staff are available to provide language…