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Asian Youth in Art 2014: Call for Submissions!

Asian Youth in Action (AYA) explores different ways to raise awareness on and resist various systems of oppression. One way to resist police violence and sexual- and gender-based violence is through art, a channel that we hope is accessible, reflective, and open to the community. AYA will be hosting our annual “Asian Youth in Art[.....]

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Dance-a-thon 2014: Battle of the Decades

It’s the time of year again for CAAAV’s annual dance-a-thon fundraiser! When: Saturday, May 31 from 8:30PM to 11:30PM Where: Project Reach (39 Eldridge St) Show your love for CAAAV and support our work in low-income Asian communities in NYC by forming a team and helping us fundraise, donating to the dance-a-thon, and joining us[.....]

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US Out of the Asia-Pacific Region! No to the US “Pivot” to Asia!

US OUT OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION! NO TO THE US “PIVOT” TO ASIA! Statement of US-based Asian-Pacific Islanders and Supporters of Peace BAYAN USA, Notudol, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities April 7, 2014 We, Asian and Pacific Islanders and peace-loving people in the US, denounce the US government’s strategic plan to increase economic, political, and military[.....]

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Justice for Kang Wong: Points of Unity

CAAAV has been in coalition with Mr. Kang Wong’s family and community organizations to demand justice and accountability. Below is a statement sharing our coalition’s points of unity and what justice for Mr. Kang Wong looks like:   “Points of Unity on Justice for Mr. Kang Wong and Effective Policies to Improve Police Community Interactions”[.....]

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Celebrate at CTU’s Lunar New Year Banquet 2/16

Sunday, February 16, 12:30pm- Come celebrate the Lunar New Year as we ride into the year of the horse and fight for tenants rights!  The right to affordable housing is something that all New Yorkers have in mind, and low-income communities of color face the brunt of the pressures of gentrification.  Come out and join us[.....]

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Become a Public Housing Organizing Intern!

CAAAV Accepting Applications for Public Housing Organizing Interns! CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities is seeking bilingual candidates to participate as Public Housing Organizing Interns. Interns will conduct outreach city-wide, in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens to organize Bangladeshi, Chinese, and Korean tenants. This is a stipended part time internship program (8-10 hours/ week).   Please click here[.....]

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CAAAV General Assembly Meeting. Sun 1/12

To kick off the New Year- this coming Sunday, January 12, CAAAV will host a General Assembly meeting where members and volunteers can hear the 2014 organizational work plan and budget, and provide feedback to our organizing campaigns going forward. The event will be from 1PM to 2:30PM at the CAAAV office and we invite[.....]

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CAAAV Celebrates New Executive Director! See Letter from Helena Wong

To RSVP to the End of the Year Celebration, click here. Dear friends, When I joined CAAAV at the age of 15, I did not imagine that I would be leading the organization 18 years later.  My time at CAAAV has been nothing short of amazing.   I have gained an understanding of the deep inequality[.....]

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Come to our T.G.I. CAAAV Happy Hour!

The Board of CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities invites you to T.G.I. CAAAV! Happy Hour Tuesday, October 1! We’re proud to host this Happy Hour so you can: come meet our amazing new staff members and fierce team of organizers; learn about our campaigns, programs, and victories; plus find out ways to get involved with CAAAV[.....]

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Apply to Be A Housing Organizer-in-Training!

CAAAV is inviting people to apply to be a Housing Organizer-in-Training.  The full opportunity posting can be downloaded here. Interviews are taking place on a rolling basis, and we are looking for interns who can begin immediately.  Preference will be for applicants who are bilingual (in English and Bangla, Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi).  Applicants should[.....]

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