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Chinese Progressive Association Boston 1st Newsletter

This is from the introduction of first newsletter of the Chinese Progressive Association in February 1978. At the time it was called the Chinatown People's Progressive Association

Introduction

After months of hard work and the cooperative efforts of many people, the Chinatown People's Progressive Association (CPPA) finally had its opening on July 17, 1977.

We Won't Move!


from Getting Together vol. 1 no. 3 July, 1970
posted 11/24/07

It is often asked what it is like to live in Chinatown. What keeps Chinatown a community? For our people, we come to live here because this is where our people are. Among our own kind, we feel strength and peace of mind at the same time. Our customs, natural racial affinity and pride in living as a sometimes united community hold us and attract us to live in Chinatown,

CARRY ON THE SPIRIT OF THE THIRD WORLD STRIKES. DEFEND ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES

from Asian/Pacific Students Unite! Summer 1978

In the 1960's, a movement arose in resistance to the increasingly poor conditions of national oppression faced by Third World people. Many of us remember glimpses of the civil rights movement in which black people across the country by the thousands demanded the rights long denied them. Following this, there was a nationwide movement to oppose US aggression in Southeast Asia and supporting the Vietnamese people's struggle for liberation.

FIVE YEARS OF STRUGGLE ! CANE Celebrates 5th Anniversary

from CANE Newsletter
Sept-Oct 1978

This year marks CANE's 5th Anniversary in San Francisco's Japanese community. Since its formation in early 1973, the Committee Against Nihonmachi Eviction, has strived to be an active organization that fights in the interest of Japanese people. As we move into our 6th year, let's pause to review and draw lessons from the past year's work.

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