Chinese American Citizens Alliance 2015 National Essay Contest

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance sponsors this essay contest to provide a forum for expression by the youth who will be the future leaders of the United States.

Contest Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015, commencing at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at 11:30 a.m.

Location (Los Angeles Area): Los Angeles Lodge, 415 Bamboo Lane, Los Angeles, California

» Click HERE for details and Entry Form

» Click HERE for Computer Use Guidelines for National Essay Contest Information Sheet for Contestants

Free Naturalization Immigration Clinic

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00pm-4:00pm
415 Bamboo Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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This naturalization immigration clinic is free and opened to the public on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00pm-4:00pm (last walk-in appointment at 3:45pm).  Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking attorneys will be available to assist applicants with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) I-130 Petition for Alien Relative, I-485 Application to Register Permanent Resident or Adjust Status, N-400 Application for Naturalization, and preparation for the interview exam.  In its second year, the free legal clinic is sponsored by Ideal Legal Group, Inc. and ARAG and is hosted by C.A.C.A. Los Angeles Lodge. C.A.C.A. Los Angeles Lodge is located at 415 Bamboo Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Scholarship Speech Contest for High School Juniors and Seniors

The Los Angeles Chinese American Citizens Alliance Community Action is hosting its first Scholarship Speech Contest for high school juniors and seniors. The Alliance is a national organization established 1895 with the Los Angeles Lodge founded in 1912 and has been actively seeking justice and civil rights for Chinese Americans. Community Action is a 501c3 entity of the Los Angeles Lodge created to help promote and foster educational programs and youth leadership.


Chinese American Citizens Alliance Southern California 2014 Regional High School Scholarship

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Los Angeles and Greater San Gabriel Valley Lodges are pleased to announce the 2014 regional High School Scholarships. Please follow the links below for application form and criteria.

Deadline for application is April 16, 2014. For inquiries, please visit our contact page (

2014 National Essay Contest

Since its beginning thousands of high school students across the nation have participated in the Alliance’s National Essay Contest. The essay contest is intended to foster creative thinking and self-expression and encourage an awareness of current local and world events. Top placing finishers receive cash scholarship towards their education endeavors.

This annual contest is open to any student enrolled in senior high school (grades 9-12). No entry fee required. Participants are to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words on a contemporary topic concerning the Chinese and Asian American communities. The essay topic is given at the time of the contest.

This year’s contest for the Los Angeles area will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, commencing at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at 12:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Lodge. Please fillout the online registration form below to register. Deadline is February 24, 2014. First come first serve limit by seating capacity at the lodge located at 415 Bamboo Lane in Chinatown.

Applications can be submitted in advance to: Elizabeth Wu at

Application Form available online

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