Publications

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Creating Healthy Communities: Making Healthcare Services Accessible in San Francisco On March 22, 2012, CPA released "Creating Healthy Communities: Making Healthcare Services Accessible in San Francisco," a report which reveals the need for increased healthcare services in San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods. The report is based on a survey conducted by CPA's youth organizing program in 2011. Youth leaders conducted over 800 surveys in English, Chinese, and Spanish in San Francisco, particularly in the Excelsior and Chinatown neighborhoods. Key findings Respondents in Excelsior and Chinatown were 4 times more likely to be uninsured, compared to the average San Franciscan More than half of Excelsior respondents, and...
Friday, September 17, 2010
 Study Finds 1 out of 2 Workers Making Below Minimum Wage in San Francisco Chinatown Restaurants: Millions Lost to the Local Economy Every Year   Friday, September 17th, San Francisco, CA - Chinatown restaurant workers in conjunction with the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) and key research partners will release a study that exposes sweatshop conditions in restaurant workers in the popular tourist district Chinatown. This groundbreaking report examines health and working conditions in Chinatown restaurants, with over 400 workers interviewed by their peers, and lays out a vision for improving working conditions for a healthy Chinatown.  Key findings about the working conditions include: 1 out of 2 workers (50%) receive less...
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
STAND UP AGAINST ANTI-IMMIGRANT LAWS! EQUAL RIGHTS AND DIGNITY FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! Globalization and Imperialism Fuel Global Migration Following NAFTA in 1994, millions of Mexican communities were forced off their land and were given no other option to provide for their family than to risk their lives to find work in the U.S. In China, similar free trade policies have impoverished and displaced over 120 million farmers and migrant workers. Faced with long waiting lists and barriers to legal immigration, over 11 million undocumented immigrants, including nearly 1 million from China, have come to the U.S. in recent decades seeking a better life. The U.S. government’s response to the consequences of their own neo-liberal trade pacts has been...
Monday, August 1, 2005
Creating Healthy Communities: Making Healthcare Services Accessible in San Francisco On March 22, 2012, CPA released "Creating Healthy Communities: Making Healthcare Services Accessible in San Francisco," a report which reveals the need for increased healthcare services in San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods. The report is based on a survey conducted by CPA's youth organizing program in 2011. Youth leaders conducted over 800 surveys in English, Chinese, and Spanish in San Francisco, particularly in the Excelsior and Chinatown neighborhoods. Key findings Respondents in Excelsior and Chinatown were 4 times more likely to be uninsured, compared to the average San Franciscan More than half of Excelsior...