The Chinese American Voters Education Committee (CAVEC) Archives covers the period from 1985 to 1996. In this collection there
is overlap between CAVEC and the Chinese American Democratic Club (CADC). Most of the documents are Chinese American Democratic
Club related records. San Francisco local politics are viewed from this group’s interaction with politicians, political groups,
and coalitions. The club’s newsletters, administrative records and clippings focus on political activities and civil rights
important to Chinese Americans in San Francisco.
The Chinese American Voters Education Committee (CAVEC) was founded in 1976 and incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit, public
benefit corporation in 1978 by a group of community activists who foresaw the emergences of the then relatively small Asian
american community as an integral part of San Francisco's civic life.