Category: News

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.

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 »