Over the last several weeks, CPA leaders have been talking to monolingual Chinese-speaking voters in San Francisco about key ballot measures that will improve the lives of low-wage workers and working families in San Francisco and statewide. You can download our CPA slate card here, in English or Chinese. Additionally, with AAPIs for Civic Empowerment, we helped pull together a multilingual voter guide that’s available in number of Asian languages including Chinese, Korean, Lao, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. The voter guide is also available online! Check it out now! This fall, CPA members recommend the following positions to San Francisco voters...
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.
CPA community organizer and artist, Ka Yan Cheung, created "For Our Families: A Chinese Immigrant Woman Tells her Story". This story details the struggles of a Chinese immigrant woman and her family's attempts to secure a better future by immigrating from mainland China to Macau and finally San Francisco.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Job Announcement11/15/16  Development and Communications Coordinator Organizational Description: Founded in 1972, the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a grassroots membership-based...
In Solidarity with Standing Rock
In Solidarity with Standing RockChinese Progressive AssociationSan Francisco, CA September 27, 2016 Today, a delegation of staff, members, and activists with the ...

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