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Families Belong Together!

On June 30th, CAAAV marched and chanted side by side with immigrant/refugee rights groups, housing rights organizations, and police accountability organizations calling for the reunification of the families detained by ICE but also the end of family detentions. Grassroots organizations for decades have called to #AbolishICE, and it shouldn’t take a crisis for the mainstream to pick[…..]


CAAAV’s Annual Karaoke Battle Fundraising Event!

With the help of our donors and supporters, WE DID IT! We were able to surpass our goal of $15,000, and raised over $20,000! We weren’t allowed to bring in glitter or confetti but this did not stop teams from being creative and stepping up their costume game! The diversity in songs and energy from the[…..]


CAAAV Searches for Next Visionary Executive Director

After five years at the helm of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, Cathy Dang will be transitioning from her role as Executive Director in the fall of 2018. This transition comes during a time of tremendous growth for CAAAV. Under Cathy’s formidable leadership, CAAAV has significantly expanded our staff, membership base, programs and budget, led important[…..]


Successful Land Use Meeting with Unanimous Support

This month, CTU made a major step in the fight against gentrification in our community! On October 18th, the Land Use Committee of Community Board 3 voted unanimously to co-sponsor our application to rezone the Two Bridges waterfront area near Chinatown. This is an important step forward towards long-term protections for tenants and small businesses[…..]


CAAAV Awarded Community Land Trusts Learning Exchange for Community Controlled Development

CAAAV is proud to receive an award to join the Community Land Trust (CLT) Learning Exchange that will provide technical assistance towards forming a Community Land Trust in Chinatown. To ensure low-income Asian immigrant communities have homes, we need to support housing development models that emphasize community control, not unchecked private housing development that prioritize[…..]