Press Releases

PRESS STATEMENT — Community Demands Accountability of Hunters Point Shipyard Cleanup Fraud; Residents at Hunters Point Deserve to Thrive

September 19, 2018

(San Francisco, CA) A decade ago, residents of Bayview Hunters Point and organizations, including, People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER) and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice voiced concern about the horrific level of toxic contamination left by the U.S. Navy at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. With the high rates of cancer and asthma already in the neighborhood, residents knew that it would be disastrous for a housing development to be built on one of the most toxic superfund sites in the country. At the time, CPA joined in their demands that the shipyard be cleaned and remediated. However, our calls were ignored. Read More

Asians Rise! Protect the Sky!

PRESS STATEMENT – SOL2SOL ASIAN CONTINGENT: From Our Homelands to Our Frontlines, Asians Rise for Climate Justice

September 7, 2018

We, members of the Asian Contingent, are united under the banner “From Our Homelands to Our Frontlines.” The crisis of climate change has inflicted environmental disaster across our homelands in Asia ranging from rising sea levels, air, soil and water pollution, dams bursting, typhoons, extreme temperatures, drought, major threats to food security and a host of other assaults, resulting in deaths, illness and displacement of millions of people. Read More

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, frances@cpasf.org, (516) 521-5917 (English) Edward Huang 黃信諺, edward.huang@cpasf.org, (562) 412-7080 (English, Mandarin) While Senate Republicans Vote to Open Debate on Repealing Obamacare, Asian Immigrant Communities
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