More than a thousand Asian Americans gathered in support of former NYPD Officer Peter Liang

Saturday, February 20, 2016 Contact: Frank Xu, (858) 215-1162, Brooke Borcherding, (615) 557-6172, A joint release statement, from the SDAAFE and Denise Gitsham   Today, 1,150 members of the Asian American community gathered in Balboa Park in support of former NYPD Officer Peter Liang following his controversial conviction. The protest was organized by […]

Rally for Equal Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      Subject: More than 300 San Diegans to Rally for Equal […]

February 20th, 2016 Nationwide Rally for Peter Liang

Time:  Saturday Feb 20, 2016, 11:00AM to 12:00PM Location: Water Fountain, Balboa Park San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 Registration:(Scan QR Code on the flyer to enter the following form link directly): Contact: Email :, Phone # 858-215-1162

SDAAFE’s petition drive “Privacy For All”

SDAAFE’s petition drive Privacy For All The San Diego Asian Americans For Equality (SDAAFE) has collected 578 signatures from registered voters in support of the petition drive to repeal AB1266, a.k.a. The Bathroom Law, which allows any public K-12 student to use any bathroom he or she chooses to, regardless of gender. “The petition drive […]

Open Letter to Jeb Bush: discuss the real problems instead of smearing law-abiding minority groups

Dear Governor Jeb Bush, San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE) is a non-partisan Political Action Committee promoting active civic engagement in public affairs and Asian American interests. We have over 1700 members.  Our community finds your recent remarks about “Anchor Babies” unwarranted, offensive and highly misleading. We would like to ask you to stop using Asians as a scapegoat in the important discussions […]

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 […]