JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Civic Engagement Community Organizer

November 30, 2018

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT updated Dec 2018 Civic Engagement Community Organizer Organizational Description Founded in 1972, the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots membership-based organization that empowers the Chinese community in San Francisco and promotes justice and equality for all people.
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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