Updates from CPA

Development and Communications Coordinator Updated July 29, 2015    Organizational Description: Founded in 1972, the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots membership-based... more
Job AnnouncementSenior Movement Building and Alliance Coordinator [Full Time]  Join the dynamic staff at CPA as a Senior Movement Building and Alliance Coordinator to support the organization’s... more
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT updated April 29, 2015 Community Organizer (Full-Time) Organizational Description Founded in 1972, the Chinese Progressive Association - San Francisco (CPA) is a grassroots... more
Immigrant workers transform their workplace & win $4 million settlementWhen Workers Organize -- We All Win  Dear Friends: I have some wonderful news to share with you. Today, we are excited to... more
        PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 19, 2014                                       Contact: Emily Lee, Chinese Progressive Association, (626) 321-8238, emily@... more
CPA & SAN FRANCISCO RISING VOTER GUIDE Elections are just one week away! Vote with CPA and San Francisco Rising to support low-income families and low-wage workers.   November 2014 Priority... more
Statement Regarding the Misuse of CPA’s Name for Candidate Endorsement October 21, 2014   Over the weekend, it came to our attention that the Campaign to Elect David Campos for Assembly printed... more
September 23rd is National Voter Registration Day, the single largest national event focused on registering voters for the upcoming November 4th election. In San Francisco, community... more
Seeding Change Together Today, the Chinese Progressive Association is happy to launch of a new project: Seeding Change – A Center for Asian American Movement Building. Rooted in CPA’s 42 years of... more
Build Community & Transform the World with Youth MOJO Apply Today to be a part of the Youth MOJO Summer Program. Apply today: CLICK TO APPLY HERE What is Youth MOJO? Youth Movement of Justice... more
As told to the Chinese Progressive Association. Art by Ka Yan Cheung CPA community organizer and artist, Ka Yan Cheung, holding the comic she created, "For Our Families: A Chinese Immigrant Woman... more
  The Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice  Named after longtime Chinatown community activist Eva Lowe, the Chinese Progressive Association developed the Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice in... more
Youth MOJO stands for immigration reform Come honor the immigration stories of our families and join us to demand immigration reform for ALL families! Keep families togetherClear and direct roadmap... more
Chinese Immigration through the Decades: Arts, Panel, and Performances Thursday, August 8, 20135:30 PM to 8:00 PM Chinese Historical Society of America965 Clay St.San Francisco, CA 94108 As... more
Immigration Reform for ALL Families! All people deserve the opportunity to create a better life for their families and children. Many of us sacrificed for our families so that we could have more... more
    CHINESE PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION   MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2013   Contact: Shaw San Liu, (415) 999-8447, shawsan@cpasf.org (Chinese & English)   Chinese Immigrants... more
Apply to the Youth MOJO summer program today!
Apply to the Youth MOJO summer program today!
2013 Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice In 2010, CPA launched the Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice -- a program designed to train young organizers and activists to work within the API... more
JOB DESCRIPTION (posted January 22, 2013) Community Organizer for Youth and Students Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Youth Team’s Lead Organizer, as part of the Youth Staff Team, the... more
This month, CompassPoint interviewed CPA's Program Director Le Tim Ly about our civic and electoral engagement work. This post originally appeared on their blog CompassPoints of View. 1. What is your... more
CPA'S 2012 BALLOT RECOMMENDATIONS This Fall, CPA worked with our members, staff, and Board of Directors to develop recommendations for the November elections. Check out our positions on state and... more
Job Announcement Chinese Progressive Association Bilingual Election Canvasser (Chinese) POSITION SUMMARY: The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) seeks to hire 10-15 election canvassers to... more
Together we move mountains Celebrating generations of change 同慶革新 傳世代 團結一致 共移山 Thank you to everyone who joined us on August 4th to celebrate CPA's 40th Anniversary. CPA was proud to honor the... more
Welcome the 2012 Eva Lowe Fellows CPA is excited to announce the 2012 Class of the Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice. The 2012 class is CPA's 3rd cohort of ELFs. We are excited to welcome our... more
Common Roots is now accepting applications for our summer youth leadership program! The Common Roots Youth Organizer Program is a collaborative environmental justice and youth leadership... more
Join the Youth MOJO Summer Program! May 30th - August 15, 2012 What is Youth MOJO's Summer Program?Youth MOJO is a youth leadership development program at Chinese Progressive Association for Chinese... more
Mobilize the Immigrant Vote Coalition Chinese Progressive Association PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Contact:  Emily Lee, Chinese Progressive Association, 415-... more
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... more
Together we move mountains Celebrating generations of change 同慶革新 傳世代 團結一致 共移山 Chinese Progressive Association40th Anniversary CelebrationSaturday, August 4th, 2012,6 PM to 9 PMCounty Fair Building... more
Building the Next American Revolution: A Celebration and Tribute to Grace Lee Boggs  Updated: 3/3/2012: Online ticket purchasing has closed! Tickets are available at the door. Please purchase your... more
The 2011 People’s Slate  Join us in voting for the propositions that will help the working class and immigrant communities of color here in San Francisco!Prop A: YesContinue to invest in and improve... more
Chinese Progressive Association Holds Community Teach-In About Why We’re the 99%! On Sunday, October 30th, over 150 people attended a community teach-in about the Occupy movement at Portsmouth... more
Join the San Francisco Progressive Workers Alliance to help pass the ordinance to strengthen labor law enforcement. Tuesday, August 2nd Press Event12 noon at the steps of City Hall Hearing - Full... more
The Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice The Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice provides a unique opportunity to a new generation of activists and organizers who want to build the power of and... more
Youth MOJO was established in 2009 by youth for youth and is a leadership development program centered around social justice, community engagement, and community organizing around low-income and... more
"This trip will broaden my horizon in terms of the Mexican culture, the hardship they face, and the effect of international laws (such as NAFTA) on the Mexican economy and workforce." - Youth... more
    "Remember to Vote Tuesday, November 2!"Our state and local budgets have faced record deficits the past couple of years. Programs and services for seniors, youth, immigrants and working... more
The Eva Lowe Fellowship for Social Justice provides a unique opportunity to a new generation of activists and organizers who want to build the power of and improve the lives of the working class... more
 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 -... more
  CPA's 1st Annual Bike-A-Thon  was a success! Participants biked through the the waterfront neighborhoods of the Embarcadero, Fisherman's Wharf, Crissy Field, and the Palace of Fine Arts! This... more
  Everyone Has a Right to Healthcare by Wing Huang, CPA Youth MOJO Member (also posted on www.thewip.net) Currently, healthcare in the U.S. is a privilege, not a right. Yet currently, the United... more
  SF City Budget Justice Campaign Amidst a major budget deficit, in June 2009 in collaboration with Chinatown and citywide allies, CPA members and leaders advocated to save critical services... more