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Love our People, Heal our Communities

“The recent attacks in our community have left us heartbroken. As a coalition of direct service, advocacy, and grassroots organization organizations, we denounce violence against members of Asian American communities in San Francisco, Oakland, and the greater Bay Area. We stand in solidarity with victims, survivors, and families who have suffered loss and pain.”

Over Valentine’s and Lunar New Year weekend, hundreds of Bay Area community members came together at the Love Our…

Posted by Chinese Progressive Association onĀ Friday, March 5, 2021

Here are ways you can take action in support of this work:

  • Share this form with your friends, family, and communities through this link:
  • Donate to the CCSJ victims and survivors fund, click here
  • Donate to the Oakland Chinatown Community Ambassador and Victims Fund or Donate to Eastlake/Little Saigon’s Peace Ambassador Program
    Oakland specific:

    • Learn about the long-time work in Oakland Chinatown and join us! – Follow up on social media, join our mailing list to stay informed about various opportunities by emailing [email protected], and/or contribute to our Chinatown Coalition Member organizations efforts.
    • Come shop and eat in Chinatown and Little Saigon, wear yellow to show our support to our merchants and residents
    • Follow the leadership of existing organizations and be ambassadors to the community with us — go beyond patrolling and join our Volunteer Strolling efforts to make our streets welcoming, safe, and clean.
  • Share your ideas and experiences about Reimagining Public Safety. Fill out this community survey on reimagining public safety in Oakland (data collected by Oakland Rising)
    Follow and support the organizations on the ground

    • Oakland orgs:
      • OCC: @oakchinatowncoalition (IG) / @chinatowncoalition (FB)
      • @apen4ej
      • @aapiwomenlead
      • @asians4blklives (IG & TW)
      • @AsianHealth818 (TW), @AsianHealthServices (IG)
      • @AYPAL (TW), @AYPALPower (IG)
      • @EBALDC (TW)
      • @oaklandvnchamber (FB & IG)
      • @trybe (TW), @trybe1122(FB)
      • @OCAeastbay (FB, IG, TW)
    • SF orgs:
      • CPA: @chineseprogressiveassociation (IG); @cpasf (TW); @cpasf (FB)
      • CAA: @caasanfrancisco (IG); @caasanfrancisco (TW); @caasf (FB)
      • CYC: @cyc_sf (IG); @cyc_sf (TW); @cycsf (FB)
      • New Breath Foundation: @newbreathfdn (TW) / @newbreathfoundation (FB)

It takes all of us to redefine safety for our communities.