Help an elderly Filipino couple recover from a racist attack On February 1, Nicanor and Julienne Arriola were brutally attacked in front of the California State Capitol by a man who then fled in a getaway car driven by an accomplice. Because of their severe wounds, including Nicanor’s six broken ribs and Julienne’s injured knees,… Read more »
Tag: anti-asian hate
An 18-year-old student was stabbed several times in the head while she was riding a bus. A school official said the attack was a reminder “that anti-Asian hate is real.” Jesus Jiménez, New York Times, January 15, 2023 The student, an 18-year-old woman who was not publicly identified, was waiting for theBloomington Transit bus’s doors… Read more »
Visit the Filipino Migrant Center support page to find out how to take action. In particular, help us get more organizations to sign on to the letter to Gascón to pursue a full investigation.
By Henry Lee and Aja Seldon, PublishedDecember 26, 2022 6:14AM, Updated 2:56PM, San Ramon KTVU FOX 2 In a case eerily similar to the attack faced by the Roque family in North Hollywood in May 2021, but fortunately not escalating into direct physical violence, NSC is following this case from San Ramon in the San… 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 »
Over a hundred people gathered in San Francisco’s Anza Vista neighborhood to celebrate a street renaming in honor of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an elderly Asian man who was killed in early 2021.
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 »
What was controversial about James Mai? Alleged hateful statements toward South Asians from the founder of “AAPI United” come to light. Public officials and organizations pulled out of AAPI United’s “Unite for Progress”, an event to bring attention to anti-Asian hate, and part of a larger general #StopAsianHate movement, after they learned of screenshots showing… 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 »
White supremacist who had gone on a rampage to kill Jews gunned down a Filipino American postal worker On August 10, 1999, Joseph Ileto died after being shot nine times moments after agreeing to deliver a letter for the man who killed him. Buford O’Neal Furrow, Jr. started the day opening fire with a semi-automatic… Read more »