News related to Anti-Asian Violence, the Asian-American community, seniors, AAPI society, and solidarity actions. This is an umbrella category for timely events that intersect with more specific categories.
Koreatown assault victim terrified – suspect released within hours of arrest
This incident occurred within the neighborhood walk perimeter of covered by Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC). Seniors have asked NSC to walk the area. Story: https://abc7.com/koreatown-attack-asian-man-assaulted-hate-crimes-lapd/11113356/ KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A 70-year-old Asian American man who was violently attacked in Koreatown is afraid his assailant could target him again after the suspect was released just… Read more »
“How to Report a Hate Crime” Booklets by Esther Lim
https://www.hatecrimebook.com/ Since the launch of Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC), we have been distributing Esther Lim’s wonderful booklet to residents, street vendors, unhoused neighbors and small business people throughout Koreatown. Other community safety groups similar to NSC across the country have been doing the same. Please donate so that Esther can keep producing these informative, multilingual… Read more »
LA County Posts Largest Number Of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Since 2001
By Josie Huang Published Oct 21, 2021 2:59 PM To view the 2020 anti-Asian Hate Crime Report, RIGHT-click here to download the PDF. The larger LA County’s annual Hate Crime Report, to include all reported hate crimes in LA County, will be released in November. MORE COVERAGE OF THE REPORT: https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/la-county-reports-76-increase-in-anti-asian-hate-crimes-in-2020-largest-total-since-9-11/ https://ktla.com/news/local-news/anti-asian-hate-crimes-increased-by-76-in-l-a-county-last-year/ https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-20/l-a-county-sees-significant-increase-in-anti-asian-hate-crimes https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2021/10/20/report-anti-asian-hate-crime-rose-76-in-la-county/ https://www.dailynews.com/2021/10/20/number-of-reported-anti-asian-hate-crimes-in-la-county-jumps-up/ https://scvnews.com/l-a-county-anti-asian-hate-crimes-see-76-increase-in-2020/… Read more »
Newsom Promotes Anti-Asian Sentiment Against Vietnamese
San Jose Taking Action Against Anti-Asian Violence
https://www.npr.org/2021/04/04/984203763/san-jose-community-organizes-foot-patrols-to-protect-asian-elders In San Jose, Calif., residents have started civilian foot patrols in Japantown to prevent violence against older Asian Americans. It’s one of many that have started in the U.S. over the last year. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: Concerned residents in San Jose’s Japantown have started civilian foot patrols to prevent violence against older Asian Americans…. Read more »
‘Nothing is safe here’: Chinese Filipino man wants to leave California after violent attack in S.F.
Rachel Swan. March 17, 2021Updated: March 18, 2021 6:51 p.m. Danny Yu Chang was walking through San Francisco’s Financial District, clutching a packaged lunch from Trader Joe’s, when an assailant struck him from behind. The blows were swift and brutal, Yu Chang recalled Wednesday afternoon, two days after a man knocked him unconscious at Market and… Read more »