Our Work

The Chinese Progressive Association educates and organizes the low income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to build collective power with other oppressed communities to demand better living and working conditions and justice for all people.

Our core strategies are community education and organizing, leadership development and alliance and movement building. CPA engages in community education and organizing around health and environmental justice, workers’ rights, housing, immigrant rights, and other issues of concern to the organization’s members and constituents.

CPA’s main program work falls into the following categories: