Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Racism 

Asian communities are experiencing physical assault, discrimination, and microaggressions on a tragic scale. In the past few weeks, there have been significant violent attacks against Asians and Asian Americans in California.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders have felt the targeted and have been wrongfully associated with causing and spreading COVID-19. Stop AAPI Hate, a reporting center launched in March 2020, received 2,808 reported incidents of racism and discrimination targeting Asians across the U.S between March 19 and December 31, 2020.

Anti-racism efforts to unlearn biases and actively take roles to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities are extremely important. Allies are urged to take time to educate themselves about the unique challenges of Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are facing in our country. Below is a list of compiled resources for responding to racism and xenophobia affecting Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders.


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