July 28, 2020

CAA Broadens Reach to Chinese Community via WeChat, Weibo

We are pleased to share an update about an exciting new area of CAA’s work. In response to the shifting needs of our immigrant community, CAA has been growing our online Chinese language communications capacity.  This has included launching new…
July 9, 2020

#YesOnACA5 is now #YesOnProp16

Since the ban on affirmative action put in place by Proposition 209 in 1996, California has restricted equal opportunity programs that consider race and gender. This November voters have the historic opportunity to vote for Prop 16 to repeal the…
June 9, 2020

Defending Black Lives Depends on All of Us

Forgive my long pause. I have struggled to find the words to express the deep sadness and outrage I feel for the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old son, brother, father, and human being.  As a Korean American who lived…
June 3, 2020

Highlighting Our Economic Justice Clients During COVID-19

Pictured: Photo from our Hospitality Vocational Training Program Graduation in 2019 Since San Francisco’s shelter in place order has been implemented, CAA’s economic justice staff have remotely helped 130+ limited english proficient Chinese community members with accessing unemployment insurance and…
April 30, 2020

Help Restore Affirmative Action and Create Economic Opportunity

CAA speaks alongside State lawmakers and civil rights groups introducing ACA-5 in March In mid-March, Chinese for Affirmative Action was honored to stand with dozens of community and civil rights leaders in the State Capitol to announce ACA-5. ACA-5 is…