Tag: asian seniors

LA Times Column: A Search for Answers to Anti-Asian Violence

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 »

Asian woman pushed into oncoming NYC subway train & dies

Michelle Alyssa Go

AsAmNews Posted By Randall January 15, 2022 Police in New York are investigating the death of an Asian American woman pushed into an oncoming subway train, reports NBC New York. Authorities describe this as an “unprovoked attack.” It happened in Times Square near the 42nd and Broadway Street subway station. Investigators told ABC7 News paramedics… Read more »

Interview With Esther Lim, Creator of “How to Report a Hate Crime” Booklets

NSC is a proud distributor of Esther’s booklets in multiple languages, which are handed out during our safety walks in Koreatown, Los Angeles. Version in Khmer and Arabic are on their way! Thanks to citizen.com for posting this interview. Hear Esther talk about the genesis of her informational booklets in multiple languages: https://citizen.com/-Ms2FGvYnG2GmF3eMhNx Visit the… Read more »

NSC Working with Seniors to Fight Anti-Asian Violence in Koreatown

On Friday November 5, NSC members visited with seniors at Wilshire Towers in Koreatown, Los Angeles to distribute safety supplies, including pepper spray, whistles. Educational material about how to report hate crimes and other personal supplies were also handed out. Many of the mostly Asian seniors living in this senior home stated that they have… Read more »

Koreatown assault victim terrified – suspect released within hours of arrest

This incident occurred within the neighborhood walk perimeter of covered by Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC). Seniors have asked NSC to walk the area. Story: https://abc7.com/koreatown-attack-asian-man-assaulted-hate-crimes-lapd/11113356/ KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A 70-year-old Asian American man who was violently attacked in Koreatown is afraid his assailant could target him again after the suspect was released just… Read more »