March 31, 2021
Yu Ming has shared the following resources to fight anti-Asian racism, with our community over the past few weeks, in school-wide communications or healing groups. This is a growing list, and by no means comprehensive. Please feel free to send us more at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services National Hotline
- CAL Hope Crisis Hotline
- Crisis Text Line: Dealing with COVID
- Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American (APISAA) Therapist Directory
- Advocate for repairing harm caused to victims and their communities by supporting community-based organizations working on the front lines:
- Volunteer to chaperone anyone who is nervous about walking alone:
- Trevor Noah and Ronny Chieng explain how you can help stop this wave of violence on the Daily Show.
- KQED Forum. Brutal Attacks Against Bay Area Asian Americans Spur Calls for Action Statewide talks about how anti-Asian violence is affecting individuals and communities and what can be done to stop it.
- Call attention to the racism within your own community.
- How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism: As COVID-19 infections increase, so does racism and xenophobia. The “Speak Up” strategies give you tools to let people know you’re not OK with racist or xenophobic comments about coronavirus or anything else.
- Bystander’s Guide to Intervention: Take care of all communities during this pandemic and learn how to intervene when you see harassment.
- Take a Bystander Intervention workshop. Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Hollaback! provides free workshops on effective intervention to empower you when you witness a hate crime.
- Document incidents of hate violence or harassment to advance awareness and strengthen advocacy efforts.
- Anti-Asian Violence Resources
- Parents and Caregivers: Talk to your children about racism, anti-Asian hate, and AAPI histories in the United States
- Educators: Include Asian American history in your school curriculum. Asian Americans have long been subject to erasure and tokenism. Asian American history is American history.
- Dragon Kids is an award winning student podcast. They teach you Mandarin words pertaining to the Coronavirus and talk about the harassment Asian students are receiving regarding COVID-19. The Dragon Kids are in 6th grade and were all once English language learners.