San Diego Hosts First Asian American Student Mayoral Awards Ceremony

After three months of careful deliberation, the San Diego API Student Mayoral Recognition Award, sponsored by eight Asian societies from San Diego, was presented to the winners by the mayor in its first awards ceremony on June 23. The ceremony took place in the San Diego city hall’s conference room where Mayor Kevin Faulconer greeted […]

Chengyang Rickard appointed as the Director of Legal Affairs

Announcement: We are pleased to announce that Chenyang Sunny Richard is appointed as the director of Legal Affairs according to the bylaw. The appointment was passed unanimously by all 5 board members. We appreciate Sunny to accept this invitation to be one of our directors. She will lead the bylaws subcommittee which is formed to […]

What is the linkage between marriage and college admission?

The US Supreme Court has just issued a ruling to allow gay marriage across the country.  This is a deeply divisive issue, with many passionately for or against, and many who simply don’t care.  “I have family to feed, children to send to college, I am not gay and I am not religious, why the hell do […]

SDAAFE Condemns Racially-Motivated Massacre in Charleston

(June 19, 2015) For Immediate Release Contact person: Frank Xu 858-215-1162 San Diego, CA – San Diego Asian Americans For Equality (SDAAFE) strongly condemns the racially-motivated killing by Dylann Roof perpetrated at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families of this […]

2015 San Diego API Student Mayoral Recognition Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the SDAAFE proudly announces that after nearly a week of deliberate and independent evaluations by seven judges from seven prominent Chinese community organizations, four exceptionally talented students, who obtained the top 4 overall scores from the judges, have been chosen as the winners of the 2015 San Diego API Student Mayoral Recognition […]

2015 San Diego Mayor’s Award Latest Update

The San Diego Mayor’s Recognition Student Award was established in 2015 by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and ten San Diego Asian Pacific Islander American Organizations.  This award is to recognize local Asian American high school students for their hard works, academic achievements and community services. SDAAFE has formed a 7-member selection committee over the past few weeks, […]

May 1st Calvary Church Meeting

(May 1st, 2015) Thanks for the generous help and invitation from Ms. Jessica Hayes, Vice Chair of San Diego County Democratic Party South Area, SDAAFE president Frank Xu, board member Paul Yung attended the proposal meeting of Peace Club for Teens at Calvary Church in San Diego downtown. This club was created to assist the […]

SDAAFE Successfully Concluded Its Inaugural Installation Dinner

(April 26, 2015) For Immediate Release Contact person: Frank Xu   858-215-1162 SDAAFE (San Diego Asian Americans for Equality) successfully concluded its inaugural Installation Dinner. The historic event on April 25th, 2015 attracted more than 120 attendees including SDAAFE members, as well as elected officials and their representatives at federal, state, city and local school […]

SDAAFE Join National Rally in Support of NYPD Officer Peter Liang

Speech on 04/25 Dinner Party Dear SDAAFE members and friends, SDAAFE has decided to join the National Asian American Coalition in support of NYPD Officer Peter Liang after following of the case closely and having in-depth reviews of details of the case. While our sympathy and condolences are with Mr. Akai Gurley and his family, […]