September 9, 2018

A Historic Moment for Voting Rights

A historic moment for voting rights is under course right now in San Francisco. For the past decade (?), Chinese for Affirmative Action has lead efforts to give immigrant communities a voice in the city. These efforts culminated in the…
August 7, 2018

CAA’s Outreach Specialists Getting the Word Out on Non-Citizen Vote

Registration forms and instructions for non-citizen voters were published on July 16, and Chinese for Affirmative Action has hired 5 Outreach Specialists to get this updated information out to immigrant parents. Non-Citizen Parent Voting is a new opportunity for immigrant…
August 7, 2018

2020 Census: Stakes are High for a Complete Count

Every ten years, the US census is used to appropriate political representation and $600 billion in federal funding according to the shifting population numbers. With the 2020 Census two years away, ensuring a complete count is as important as ever.…
August 1, 2018

Nurturing Community Leaders: Emmy

CAA aims to more deeply engage community members through our direct services and community-based advocacy efforts. One example of how we are doing this is through our robust wrap-around services for community members who face multiple barriers in seeking employment.…
July 20, 2018

Affirmative Action: Diversity and Equity

Since its founding, Chinese For Affirmative Action has been on the forefront of ensuring Chinese Americans, other communities of color and disadvantaged people in general have equal access to opportunity. Affirmative action has always been and continues to be a necessary and…
June 11, 2018

Thank You For Celebrating Justice!

Each year, Chinese for Affirmative Action dedicates a night to honor the social justice movement work that our community and staff have done. For our 49th annual dinner, we honored the accomplishments and work of Steve Owyang, New American Media and…
May 31, 2018

#NoOnPropH Press Conference

Asian American officials and leaders gathered today Thursday to warn voters that Proposition H, the increased use of force Taser policy measure on the June 5th San Francisco ballot, is misleading and dangerous.  The measure is backed by nearly $500,000 in…
May 25, 2018

CAA Outreach Specialists Work to Inform Immigrant Parent Voters

CAA has been training a cohort of outreach specialists to help community members exercise their leadership potential. Comprised of alumni from CAA’s Leadership Development Institute, these specialists will be working to engage community members who are directly impacted by changes…