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2211 SW 1st Ave., Unit #103
Portland, OR 97201

Dear Members, 

As we approach our 100th anniversary in 2021, we look back with gratitude at the support and engagement that you, our members, have shown to keep visible the contributions of Asian Americans in the United States. We have kept our dues extremely low so that all may join.

Renew your membership today by paying your $20 dues!

Thanks to your participation and support this past year, C.A.C.A. is able to highlight these proud accomplishments:

The Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act recognizes the 20,000 Chinese-American veterans who served despite the Chinese Exclusion Act which forbid citizenship at the time. We are searching for those veterans and their families. Please contact us and visit

Registered an additional 263 voters, trained 12 new civic engagement translators in Cantonese and Mandarin, provided assistance in translation and completion of 179 ballots, most first time voters 60+ years or older with over 30+ years of citizenship. (Partially funding provided by APANO grant).
Provided $1200 in support to low income Chinese elders served by the Asian Health & Service Center to brighten their winter holidays.

The 27th Asian American Youth Leadership Conference, “Be Real”, engaged 300+ students at Portland Community College, Sylvania. 

Awarded over $7000 in local scholarships for college bound seniors. Additional national essay scholarships and Walter U Lum scholarship awarded to Portland Lodge in 2018-19.

Partnered with the Oregon Historical Society to present the documentary “Abacus- Small Enough to Jail” with skype discussion following the showing with the Sung family, owners of Abacus, a family owned community bank in Manhattan. 

Partnered with Portland Chinatown Museum to support their programming and events. Read and submit stories here:
Provided class and language services for hospitality workers to attain OLCC (Oregon Liquor Control Commission) license.

Our winter holiday together brought us 12 new members! Congratulations to all.

Renew your membership today and enjoy the following benefits: 
Membership in one of the oldest civil rights organizations (established 1895)
Be involved at local, state and national levels to empower Chinese Americans.

Network with members locally and at lodges nationwide.

Be represented in local and national issues relevant to Chinese Americans.

Learn about opportunities and scholarships, volunteering, participating, civic engagement.
Identify with others who share values of enhancing civic pride, supporting community services, promoting responsible citizenship, preserving cultural traditions and providing youth leadership. C.A.C.A. Portland operates on volunteer labor, memberships, and donations. Please help us continue our important work! You can help:

Renew your membership for this year!

Bring a friend or family member to a C.A.C.A event and tell them why it is important they be counted as a member of C.A.C.A.  
Volunteer your time! (We need talented and skilled volunteers for our 2021 convention!) 
Consider an additional donation along with your membership dues in lieu of volunteer time.
Attend a board meeting and provide your input.

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Please send your $20 membership dues for this year of 2020.
2211 SW 1st Ave Unit #103
Portland, OR  97201
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You can also make an additional donation to our work as a whole, or specify if you would like your gift to support:
_____Youth Leadership
_____Civic Engagement
_____Holiday donation for elders
(If more than one is checked, we will allocate equally.)
We appreciate your ongoing encouragement for our activities and events.  We thank you for your support in service of protecting the civil rights of all Chinese Americans. Your membership helps ensure that we remember our history and remain an active voice in the future of America.  
We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events!
Wisdom Ming