What is Affirmative Action? Do you support it?

Affirmative Action (AA) is a highly-loaded phrase that carries diametrically opposite meaning to different people. No thoughtful debate can be engaged without clearly identify which one of the four common versions is being discussed: 1) The Lyndon Johnson definition vs. the current practice 2) Race-based AA vs. socioeconomic-based AA The phrase AA was originated in […]

SDAAFE Condemns Recent Hate Crimes against Indian Americans

Contact: Frank Xu, President of San Diego Asian Americans for Equality, 8582151162, info@sdaafe.org On Feb. 22nd, two Indian immigrants, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, suffered deadly shot in Missouri. On Mar. 3rd, another United States citizen of Indian origin, Deep Rai, was shot while working in the driveway of his own home. Both shootings were […]

Voter Guide for 2016 General Election

  State Propositions: Prop 51: No Prop 52: Yes Prop 53: Yes Prop 54: Yes Prop 55: Yes Prop 56: Yes Prop 57: No Prop 58: No Prop 59: Yes Prop 60: No Prop 61: Yes Prop 62: No Prop 63: No Prop 64: No Prop 65: No Prop 66: Yes Prop 67: Yes   […]

SDAAFE endorses Hon. Kimberley Beatty and Carol Ware for PUSD Board of Education

Among 9 candidates running for PUSD board of education, San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE) decide to endorse Hon. Kimberley Beatty and Carol Ware.   “The school district is facing a huge challenge now. We believe that Hon. Kimberley Beatty has a clear view and great leadership to lead the school district going forward. In […]

Why are we against AB1726 ?

SDAAFE recently responded to a media inquiry on why we are against AB1726. Q: Why oppose the bill? A: 1)     Why Asian Americans only?  With the memory still fresh that Asian American students were the “problems” in the UC/CSU enrollment that the SCA5 proponents sought to “solve”, why comes the new push to categorize Asian Americans in a fine […]

SDAAFE Statement On Recent Police Killings

Contact: Frank Xu, President of San Diego Asian Americans for Equality, 8582151162, info@sdaafe.org In the past few weeks, over 20 police officers have been either killed or wounded by gunmen who chose their targets purely because they were police. San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE) urges the Asian American community to pray for the […]

CALL-FOR-ACTION AGAINST AB1726

  SDAAFE issue this urgent Call-For-Action to ask our supporters to call Assembly Representatives in the Health Committee to vote against AB 1726.  The Higher Education Committee has already passed AB1726, and it will be voted in the Health Committee on tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, 4/12/2016.)  Our San Diego’s own Assembly Member Brian Maienschein is the […]

SAN DIEGO ASIAN AMERICANS FOR EQUALITY (SDAAFE) FOUNDATION CALL-FOR-ACTION AGAINST AB1726

(March 15, 2016) For Immediate Release Contact person: Frank Xu   858-215-1162   info@sdaafe.org SDAAFE Foundation issue this urgent Call-For-Action to ask our supporters to call their Assembly Representatives to vote against AB 1726.  The local representative in San Diego areas are Rocky Chavez (R), District 76, (760) 433-7611 or (916) 319-2076, covering Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista […]

San Diego Asian Americans For Equality (SDAAFE) Foundation Announces its Endorsement of Denise Gitsham for Congress

San Diego, Calif. (March 8, 2016) – San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE) Foundation today announced its endorsement of Denise Gitsham, a Chinese American Candidate running in the 52nd Congressional District of California. Denise’s mother, a Chinese immigrant who came to the United States via Taiwan, instilled in Denise a deep appreciation for freedom, and […]