Press Releases

Chinese Progressive Association Youth MOJO Members Join Nearly 200 Youth in Bay Area School Walkout to Speak Out Against Gun Violence

April 20, 2018

This Friday, April 20, Chinese Progressive Association Youth MOJO (Youth Movement of Justice and Organizing) members joined nearly 200 other high school youth in the Bay Area in front of San Francisco City Hall as part of a nationwide school walkout to speak out against violence. This action is part of a larger, nationwide effort to protest our leaders’ failure to pass laws that protect us from gun violence, particularly in response to the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students turned out from from Washington, Lincoln, Lowell, Galileo, June Jordan, and many more high schools. Read More

200 Bay Area High School Youth & Community Members Rally for Access to Affordable Healthcare, Urge Jerry Brown to Support Universal Healthcare

July 31, 2017

San Francisco, CA – Nearly 200 Bay Area high school youth and Community Members rally in front of the California State Building in San Francisco to ensure that every person has access to affordable healthcare and urge Governor Brown to support universal healthcare amidst Republican threats to repeal Affordable Care Act. The rally was organized by Youth MOJO, a program of the Chinese Progressive Association, based in San Francisco Chinatown. Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Bottom Lines Over Lifelines?: Republicans plan vote to destroy healthcare for millions; Community members rally and demand guaranteed healthcare for all

July 25, 2017

CHINESE PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 Contact: Frances Fu,, (516) 521-5917 (English) Edward Huang 黃信諺,, (562) 412-7080 (English, Mandarin) While Senate Republicans Vote to Open Debate on Repealing Obamacare, Asian Immigrant Communities
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PRESS RELEASE — Immigrant Workers Negotiate $4 Million Settlement

November 19, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, a $4 million dollar settlement and workplace agreement for restaurant workers at Yank Sing, a nationally rated dim sum restaurant, is being announced by workers and their employer. The settlement was the result of a unique collaboration between workers, Yank Sing, the Chinese Progressive Association, the Asian Law Caucus, and state and local labor enforcement agencies. The landmark settlement not only compensates for past practices, but provides workers with pay and benefits beyond what the law requires while creating a business model that will lead to long term success for both workers and the restaurant. Read More

新聞稿 — 移民工人協商達成四百萬元和解

November 19, 2014

加州三藩市-今日,餐館工人和他們的僱主-羊城,一間受到全國好評及屢獲殊榮的美食點心餐廳,公佈一項為羊城工人作出的四百萬元和解與及工作場所協議。有關和解協議是通過工人、羊城、華人進步會、亞洲法律聯誼會、加州及本地勞工標準執行機構之間獨特的合作而達成。這項具里程碑意義的和解,不僅彌補過往的做法,更為工人提供超乎法例規定的工資及福利,並進一步創建一個能為工人及餐館長期發展帶來成功的商業模式。 Read More

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA — Trabajadores Inmigrantes Negocian un Acuerdo de $4 Millones

November 19, 2014

Para Difusión Inmediata: Miércoles, 19 de Noviembre 2014  Contactos: Emily Lee, Chinese Progressive Association, (626) 321-8238, Mariam Hosseini, Asian Law Caucus, (415) 848-7728, Jonathan Glick, Yank Sing, (415) 957-9990, Trabajadores Inmigrantes Negocian un Acuerdo de $4 Millones
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