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Solidarity with all lives lost to police and hate violence.

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities and DRUM – South Asian Organizing Center   Statement in solidarity with all lives lost to police and hate violence.  As Asian and South Asian organizations who have been fighting police violence in its various forms, we want to express our solidarity and love for Ferguson and all victims to state-sponsored[.....]

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Tenants of Marolda Properties say We have the right to stay in Chinatown!

Press Release August 21, 2014 TENANTS OF MAROLDA PROPERTIES: WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO STAY IN CHINATOWN Tenant Leaders Applaud the Tenant Protection Unit for Investigating Predatory Equity Landlord Chinatown, NY – The Chinatown Tenants Union, a project of CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, is happy to announce that the Marolda Properties Tenant Coalition has secured[.....]

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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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