If one is serious about putting an end to anti-Asian violence, they must advocate for solutions, not just reactions or “reporting.”
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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.
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 »
The existing infrastructure primarily supports already over-bloated policing budgets and post-facto “research” about reporting. Victims of hate crimes violence and their families should not have to rely upon Go Fund Me pages to pay for medical expenses. Volunteer forces working to build community-based safety efforts should not have to rely on out-of-pocket donations alone to… Read more »
People came from a diversity of communities, joining in solidarity to honor victims of violent hate crime attacks on Asian Americans, re-committing themselves to continue the fight to address systemic causes of the violence and extend efforts to build unity. A key demand coming out of the event was to have funds from both the… 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 »
Korean Daily Coverage of February 16 Solidarity Event to Honor Victims of Anti-Asian Violence “증오범죄라는 바이러스와 싸우고 이웃끼리 따뜻한 웃음을 되찾읍시다!” “Let’s fight the virus of hate crime and bring back warm smiles among our neighbors!” 지난 16일 오후 6시 LA한인타운 6가와 사우스 켄모어 애비뉴에는 한인 등 50여 명이 모여 아시아계 증오범죄를 규탄하고 희생자를 추모하는… Read more »
Koreatown senior testimonial for NSC
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.
In honor of Asian America victims of racist violence, and marking one year from the day Vicha Ratanapakdee died after being attacked in San Francisco, “Asian Justice Rallies” were held on Sunday, January 30 in multiple cities across the U.S. Asian Americans continue to stand up against the tide of violent attacks. More coverage here:… Read more »