Category: Anti-Asian Violence

NSC was started in response to a report about the drastic rise of anti-Asian violence (AAV) in 2021, as part of the #StopAsianHate movement. We use the term AAV to put the focus on violence, rather than hate. The violence experienced by Asian people in America is not necessarily limited to hateful incidents.

Justice for Roques Community Celebration

December 17, 2022: Community Event to Celebrate and Reaffirm Commitment to Win Justice for Roques! On a holiday season afternoon at The Robinson S.P.A.C.E. in historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, participants and supporters of the #JusticeForRoques campaign came together to share stories, lessons and fun to support the Roque family in their effort to win justice… Read more »

Anti-Asian Hate Crime Data May Represent Only a Fraction of Actual Cases

March 28, 2022 Rally in Carson

Neighborhood Safety Companions knows this to be a FACT based upon our direct polling of residents, business owners, workers and street vendors in the Koreatown area. When we visit with seniors in various senior housing complexes or interact with both housed and unhoused community members – none of the hate crimes that people have shared… Read more »

Poll finds Asian Americans feel less safe in S.F. than other groups

San Francisco poll - Asians feel less safe Jade Le has lived in the Tenderloin for 11 years and loves her San Francisco neighborhood. But it’s now in the worst state that she’s ever seen, particularly in terms of safety. Le, who is Vietnamese and Chinese, said she was assaulted four times near her home during the pandemic — punched in the… Read more »

Donate to Community Safety Efforts Today!

Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC) is part of a national, volunteer neighborhood safety walks effort to mitigate the damage being caused by still-rising anti-Asian violence. Personal safety alarms, pepper spray, personal hygiene items for un-housed neighbors, self-defense trainings, “how to report hate crimes” booklets, miscellaneous printing and publicity expenses…these things cost money. We are in the… Read more »

Justice for Jaxon Sales: Demand SF Police & SF Medical Examiner Investigate Jaxon’s Sales Death

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Please sign and share the petition: In a case that sounds eerily similar to the Ed Buck case in Los Angeles that resulted in the death of Gemmel Moore in Los Angeles and also the Lauren Smith Fields case in Connecticut. Oligarchy (control of government by monied interests) and white supremacy are one and… Read more »