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(181.) CAAAV Statement to Asian and Asian American Communities on the Murder of Akai Gurley by NYPD Officer Peter Liang, CAAAV: ORGANIZING Asian COMMUNITIES, 2015, http://caaav.org/ caaav-statement-to-asian-and-asian-american-communities-on-the-murder-of-akai-gurley-by-nypd-officer-peter-liang.
(182.) #JusticeforAkaiGurley National Sign-on Letter, CAAAV: ORGANIZING ASIAN COMMUNITIES, 2015, http://caaav.org/justiceforakaigurley-national-sign-on-letter.
Domestic Workers United ("DWU") was formed as a collaborative project by members of CAAAV and Andolan to broaden their outreach to Caribbean and Latina domestic workers, who comprised the largest segment of domestic workers in New York City.
J-town Voice formed to revive and preserve Little Tokyo (Yoshimura, 2004), while CAAAV expanded their work to Chinatown to confront the issue of gentrification (Bai, 2004).
Jane Bai, "The War at Home." Jane is executive director of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, a low-income Asian immigrant community-based organization in NYC which has been organizing against state violence since 1986.
Eric Tang, "The War at Home." Eric is associate director of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities.
Since 1997, CAAAV has organized women from the Philippines, China, South Korea and Malaysia in its ''Women Workers Project'' aiming to impose a standard contract on employers of domestic workers and to inform the workers of their rights.
CAAAV estimates that about 20% of about 5,000 immigrant domestic workers currently in New York are from these Asian countries.
On behalf of these women who suffer a linguistic handicap of not knowing their rights, CAAAV has written a contract -- detailing duties, limiting hours of work, listing holidays, weeks of paid vacation and providing for sick leave and health care.
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