As the coronavirus spreads so too have discrimination and racist attacks on Asian Americans. Here are just a few recent stories and three things you can do to help those who are the victims of discrimination.
Coronavirus Fears Lead to Increases in Anti-Asian Attacks and Discrimination & Three Things You Can Do
March 6, 2020 - 1:51pm
February 27, 2020 - 12:20pm
Over 100 young leaders, their parents and community members gathered at South Park community center in Seattle on February 26, 2020, for a Not In Our Town screening of Light in the Darkness. The Seattle police department teamed up with Carmen Martinez of Duwamish Valley Youth Corps with a goal of improving hate crime reporting.
February 10, 2020 - 2:09pm
The San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) recently sponsored an evening for educators about disrupting bias and creating a safe culture for all students. Presenter Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas shared an acronym, CPR (Cultivate, Prevent, Respond), highlighting the urgency of creating safe and brave spaces while disrupting all forms of bias in schools. We asked Becki to share her thoughts about the evening and introduce the power of CPR.
February 6, 2020 - 11:11am
Concerned Carlisle, Pennsylvania area residents turned out the last Tuesday night in January to begin developing a local response network for hate crimes and other incidents of bigotry, amidst ongoing concern nationwide about such episodes.
January 14, 2020 - 10:28am
One of the more exciting (and positive!) developments of 2019 is the work of NIOT-San Rafael and its partners. The Northern California NIOT chapter is reaching out to support immigrants and immigrant families and create connections with their neighbors. At a recent event, over 500 community members gathered to hear discussions on immmigration, led by San Rafael High School's Link Leadership Class.