by Mike and Jennifer PANA/NSC members Jennifer and Mike represented at the SIPA Solidarity Conference! They also collected a lot of ideas of how to reduce anti-AAPI violence.
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.
Over 1400 comments about the decision to drop the hate crime enhancement (counts from April 28th). Nearly all the comments were criticizing the decision to drop the hate crime enhancement charges in the Roques case against Nicholas Weber. A few people were arguing that it’s hard to prove a hate crime, and that it’s not… Read more »
The crime occurred about 7:10 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the 3700 block of Wilshire Boulevard. The suspects approached a man waiting for a train, and attacked him until he was unconscious. When he regained conciousness, he continued to be beat. One of the suspects made a derogatory comment to the victim, targeting his ethnic… Read more »
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 »
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 »
SFChronicle.com 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 »
The Killing of Angelo Quinto and crisis in mental health
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 »
Please sign and share the petition: https://www.change.org/p/san-francisco-police-department-and-san-francisco-office-of-the-chief-medical-examiner-justice-for-jaxon-sales-demand-sf-police-sf-medical-examiner-investigate-jaxon-s-death 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 »
Victims of Anti-Asian Violence should not have to rely upon GoFundMe to pay for healthcare!