CAAAV exposes and struggles against violence with the goal of building community capacity to exercise self-determination.


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40+ Asian American & Pacific Islander Organizations, New York City Elected Officials, and  Hundreds of Community Leaders Condemn Threats Against CAAAV

40+ Asian American & Pacific Islander Organizations, New York City Elected Officials, and Hundreds of Community Leaders Condemn Threats Against CAAAV

Last week, a Brooklyn jury found former NYPD Officer Peter Liang guilty for the death of Akai Gurley. These events have elicited strong reactions in the Chinese and broader Asian American communities, where some believe former Officer Liang has been treated unfairly by our justice system because some white officers involved in recent high-profile incidents have not been held accountable for their actions. In the days since the jury’s decision, CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, which has supported the family of Akai Gurley, has received threats and experienced significant... read more