FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “From SoCal to NY, Unite Against Anti-Asian Violence” What: A rally followed by a march to show solidarity with the victims of anti-Asian violence in New York City, and protests against the Chinatown jail project. When: Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 3pm to 5pm Where: Near the Chinese American Museum, 425 Los… Read more »
Press coverage about Neighborhood Safety Companions. Press releases and media alerts from NSC.
Frank Shyong, March 22, 2022 William Yu, 46, is healing from the multiple stab wounds he suffered in Chinatown earlier this month at the hands of a random attacker. But the incident has already left scars on the way that he and his family see themselves, said his brother David. Now he cannot stop thinking… Read more »
LAist.com By Josie Huang Published Feb 17, 2022 11:26 AM Under the gauzy glow of a shopping plaza sign in Koreatown, dozens of people gathered for a vigil Wednesday night to mark a bleak anniversary. A few yards away from where they stood, on the corner of 6th and Berendo, is where a Korean American veteran… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Honoring Victims of Anti-Asian Violence” What: A multicultural street tribute and rally to honor the victims of the most recent rash of attacks against Asians. When: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 6pm to 8pm Where: Southwest corner of: Kenmore Ave. and 6th St. Koreatown, LA Visual opportunities: Candlelight ceremony where photos of… Read more »
KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — In light of numerous recent attacks on Asian Americans across the nation, a group of local volunteers is helping Koreatown residents by offering safety and companionship if they need to go out. Organizers call them Neighborhood Safety Companions, keeping a watchful eye on the community while doing their part to… Read more »
By: Pierrick LEURENT | Valérie DEFERT | Ryan Thompson Last month’s deadly shooting in the US city of Atlanta has put the spotlight on anti-Asian hate crimes across the country. Six Asian American women were among the eight victims. Since the start of the pandemic, these incidents have been on the rise and in some cases, their frequency… Read more »
https://www.kctv5.com/volunteers-strive-to-make-koreatown-residents-feel-safe-during-rise-in-hate-crimes-against-asians/article_8484f474-0374-5f4e-bc48-e8b13ab5a1ae.html By KCAL/KCBS Staff Posted Apr 2, 2021 Recent attacks against Asians have risen significantly in California. Since the pandemic began, Asian-American hate incidents have risen by 115% in Los Angeles County, 150% in San Jose, and 200% in Orange County, studies show.