Descendants of two government-sanctioned atrocities gather in Colorado, bond over “shared identity”

Relatives of Japanese Americans incarcerated in Amache find common threads with descendants of the Sand Creek Massacre — which occurred just 46 miles away — during annual pilgrimage GRANADA — Mitch Homma stood on the weathered concrete slab that is all that remains of the barracks where his father and his grandparents lived 80 years … Read more

Mary Urashima, Ally to Japanese Americans, Rest in Peace

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Mary Urashima, Leader Of Effort To Preserve Historic Japanese American Settlement In Huntington Beach, Dies It is with great sadness that SOSN reposts this article by Josie Huang, reporting on the life and contributions of Mary Urashima, including her heroic assistance with preserving Japanese American history in the face of white supremacist efforts to erase … Read more

Broken elevators and cockroach infestations: Residents protest owner of Chinatown senior building

Cathay Manor seniors and supporters continue to put pressure on local and Federal government officials and the judicial system to bring oversight into the misuse of public funds by slumlord Don Toy. By CBSLA Staff March 29, 2022 / 12:07 PM / CBS Los Angeles Chinese language press coverage: 

10AM March 29: Support the Cathay Manor Seniors in LA Chinatown

(From Chinatown Community for Equitable Development – CCED): Last year, the 16-story building’s elevators broke down for more than 45 days and forced elderly and disabled residents to walk up multiple flights of stairs or to stay in their rooms without access to essential resources. Past and recent inspections by the Department of Housing and … Read more

Historic Wintersburg Site Burned: SOSN Letter to Huntington Beach City Council and Mayor

March 24 Update Historic Wintersburg Fire investigation ongoing and official fire investigation reports pending Read more here Watch videos from the March 19 Press Conference/Rally:

Help Deliver Cathay Manor Seniors’ Demands to the HUD and Attorney General

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Take action now to support Cathay Manor seniors in Chinatown! Stop the elder abuse by slumlord Don Toy! Call and email HUD to fire slumlord Don Toy and to ensure Cathay Manor is restored to habitable affordable housing: Call and email Attorney General Rob Bonta to launch a financial audit of C.C.O.A. Housing Corporation … Read more

Support the Seniors of Cathay Manor!

In support of the Cathay Manor seniors, Save Our Seniors  Network members attend the press conference with City, County and Congressional representative officials on Monday, November 15. If you have access to Instagram, you can watch a video replay of the November 15 press conference here:

Act Now to Support Cathay Manor Seniors!

Elderly tenants of a low-income senior housing complex protest unsafe living conditions and demand accountability from landlords, developers and politicians. Chronically broken elevators, dangerous stairwells without proper lighting, a non-functional laundry room, inconsistent hot water, and cockroach infestations–this is only a partial list of the grievances named by the elderly tenants of Cathay Manor, … Read more

30 More Days to Win Hillside Villa Apartments

On Monday, September 13, Save Our Seniors Network members hit the phones to lobby on behalf of Hillside Villa Tenants in Chinatown as they continue their fight to get Los Angeles City Council to buy their apartment building from abusing slumlord, Tom Botz. Follow the Hillside Villa Tenants Twitter account to see tweets from the … Read more

SOS Network Standing in Solidarity with 651 N. Broadway Tenants!

On Thursiday, August 26, members of SOS Network joined Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED) at an event in support of the tenants at 651 N. Broadway in Chinatown, Los Angeles.  651 N. Broadway is a “single room occupancy” building of renters, many of whom have been living there for decades and several are now … Read more