Stop Asian Hate
We stand in solidarity with the Asian community and we condemn racism in all of its forms. We all deserve to feel safe, respected and supported. When everyone doesn't have access to these basic freedoms, we must all raise our voices and take action. The time is always now to do and say what is right. It is up to us to call out this anti-Asian violence and to educate ourselves on ways that we can help.
We can and we will do better, together. We're taking action by educating ourselves and our team, sharing resources internally and externally, and donating to Asian Americans for Equality.
With Love and Solidarity,
Divya, Lindsay, and Team Wander
In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center on March 19, 2020. The center tracks and responds to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
Through community development, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) advances racial, social and economic justice for Asian Americans and other systematically disadvantaged communities, guided by our experiences as Asian Americans and our commitment to civil rights.
Established in 1989, with the mission to raise the influence and well-being of the pan-Asian American community through research, policy advocacy, public awareness, and nonprofit support, AAF is the largest umbrella leadership organization in New York serving diverse Asian American communities that make up the fastest-growing population in the city, state, and country.
On July 14, 2020, a 90-year old Asian grandmother was attacked by two masked individuals during a routine stroll around 16th Avenue in the Bensonhurst area in broad daylight. As we have seen a significant rise in hate crimes against the Asian community during this COVID-19 pandemic, the circumstances surrounding this event are especially alarming. While the police are currently investigating this crime and searching for the perpetrators, the serious nature of this attack has caused an outcry in the Asian community, and despite the racial motivations of this incident, neither the NYPD nor the District Attorney have labeled this attack as a hate crime.
Report An Incident:
On the Stop AAPI Hate homepage, select your preferred language and answer all questions. If you are reporting on behalf of someone else, answer the questions from their perspetive.