March 30, 2020

CAA Economic Justice Work Responding to Slowing COVID-19 Job Market

San Francisco’s Shelter in Place program shifting CAA’s Economic Justice work from in-person direct service to by phone assistance with new challenges.Pictured: CAA’s Hospitality Vocational Training Program Graduation Ceremony. In a downturn economy, CAA’s Limited English Proficient immigrant workforce clients…
March 20, 2020

Fight COVID-19 Xenophobia. Help #StopAAPIHate

Report COVID-19 Related Harassment, Discrimination, and Bigotry. CAA has teamed up with Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON) to launch the STOP AAPI HATE Reporting Center. We are asking all those who have witnessed or experienced micro-aggressions, bullying, harassment,…
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…