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 »
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AAPI DATA Report Shows AAPI Activism Raised Awareness of Hate Crimes
A new survey by AAPI DATA shows that awareness of anti-Asian violence and hate crimes is higher than for other groups, indicating the effectiveness of the #StopAsianHate campaign and related activism. The survey also indicates that Mixed Race and Black people experienced the most hate crimes, followed by Asian Americans. 19% of multiracial people said… Read more »
Two Filipina Women Attacked in NYC
Last year, 23 hate incidents against Filipinos were reported to the consulate.
Neighborhood Safety Companions Artists in Action for February 16 Event in Koreatown
Artists against anti-Asian violence, Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC) members Andrea Aguilar and Peter Garnika deploy their drawing and airbrush skills in preparation for the February 16, 2022 event to honor victims of anti-Asian violence in Koreatown, Los Angeles.
Nationwide, Anti-Asian Hate Crimes More Than Tripled in 2021
NBC NewsKimmy YamMon, January 31, 2022 New research released Monday finds that hate crimes targeting the Asian American community have reached some unprecedented levels. The compilation of hate crime data, published by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, revealed that anti-Asian hate crime increased by 339 percent last year compared to the… Read more »
SF police data shows 567% increase in reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans
The figures are probably an undercount because hate crime incidents are underreported. The new data comes as several high-profile attacks and killings have placed renewed attention on violence affecting Asian Americans across the US. In March 2021, a gunman opened fire at several Atlanta massage parlors, killing eight people, including six Asian women. Reports of… Read more »
Healthcare Inequality Exacerbated for Victims of Hate Crimes
Victims of Anti-Asian Violence should not have to rely upon GoFundMe to pay for healthcare!
Eight-in-ten Asian Americans say violence against them in the United States is increasing, and nearly half experienced an incident tied to their racial or ethnic background since the pandemic began
Pew Research CenterApril 21, 2021 This was put out by Pew Research in April. Unfortunately, what we’ve been finding in Koreatown, in talking with seniors and staff at small businesses, is that much of the Anti-Asian violence has been ongoing but DOES NOT get reported. It’s pretty clear that it has definitely not gone away.
LA County Posts Largest Number Of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Since 2001
By Josie Huang Published Oct 21, 2021 2:59 PM To view the 2020 anti-Asian Hate Crime Report, RIGHT-click here to download the PDF. The larger LA County’s annual Hate Crime Report, to include all reported hate crimes in LA County, will be released in November. MORE COVERAGE OF THE REPORT: https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/la-county-reports-76-increase-in-anti-asian-hate-crimes-in-2020-largest-total-since-9-11/ https://ktla.com/news/local-news/anti-asian-hate-crimes-increased-by-76-in-l-a-county-last-year/ https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-20/l-a-county-sees-significant-increase-in-anti-asian-hate-crimes https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2021/10/20/report-anti-asian-hate-crime-rose-76-in-la-county/ https://www.dailynews.com/2021/10/20/number-of-reported-anti-asian-hate-crimes-in-la-county-jumps-up/ https://scvnews.com/l-a-county-anti-asian-hate-crimes-see-76-increase-in-2020/… Read more »