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STOP AAPI HATE

We are calling on federal and local governments, companies and organizations, and leadership of all kinds to help put an end to AAPI Hate. 

AAPI Hate is nothing new. While the Covid-19 pandemic has created a sharp increase in anti-Asian sentiment and violence against our communities, racism and xenophobia are deeply rooted in US history, both of which AAPIs are no stranger to. 

We are not a monolith. AAPIs make up the fastest growing demographic group in the country. The 23 million AAPIs living in the United States and its territories are made up of East Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Isander communities.  

Our communities are still hurting. AAPIs have already been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. At the onset, we were hit hardest economically and experienced higher Covid-19 infection and mortality rates than other minority groups. This is especially true among the Native Hawaiin and Pacific Islander community. 

We will not be silent. In our efforts to recover from the ongoing pandemic and rise in hate incidents, we must use our voices to aid and uplift those most impacted, particularly NHPIs, women, and our elderly. 

What’s Happening

Eight innocent people were killed in Atlanta spa shootings on March 16, 2021. Six of them were Asian American women.

More than 3,800 anti-Asian hate incidents have been self-reported since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than 500 anti-Asian hate incidents have taken place in 2021 alone.

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More than 66% of reported hate incidents targeted Asian American women.

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There has been a 150% increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans in 2020.

Day of Action 3/26/21

This year hundreds of organizations came together to stop AAPI Hate. Find additional data & resources on the Day of Action Page.

#WhoWeAre

The #WhoWeAre campaign strives for more accurate AAPI representation in media, data, & leadership.

Bystander Intervention Training

Take a Bystander Intervention Training to help protect your community.

More Resources

Asian Americans Leaders Table

a network of local and national Asian American organizations that convened in the wake of the pandemic a year ago, to address the rise in anti-Asian violence, currently focused on supporting Atlanta-based organizations.

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Act To Change

a national nonprofit working to end bullying in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. LEARN MORE

Asian American Journalists Association

AAJA has released a pronunciation guide for victims in the Atlanta spa shootings with Chinese-language and Korean-language names.

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National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

NAPAWF has created message guidance to ensure that the community does not invisiblize women, who have reported 2.3 more times hate and violence since the start of the pandemic than men because of existing stereotypes about Asian American women that predate the pandemic.

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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

NAPABA has established pro bono legal resources to ensure that local communities have legal resources to address the most egregious hate-fueled attacks against our community.

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National Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (National ACE)

A nonprofit organization that advocates against anti-Asian discrimination and bias for the AAPI small business community while providing resources and services to help keep AAPI small businesses running safely. 

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