While CineAsian Films has vowed to remain apolitical and impartial in our efforts to champion storytelling, we cannot stay silent on the horrific violent crimes against the AAPI community and the Asian diaspora at large.
We’ve put together a list of resources and sites for anyone looking to help or spread any awareness.
This list was compiled with the help of EL & Team.
If you would like to get involved and directly help the community, here are some ways to get started.
- Sign up to take part in Asian solidarity
- Petition to Get Mainstream News Coverage Of National Elderly Asian American Assaults
- STOP AAPI HATE: Report a hate crime against AAPI
- Stand Against AAPI Hate: Report a hate crime
- JUSTICE FOR CHRISTIAN: Prevent future tragedies for marginalized minorities
- New York: Report Anti-Asian Harassment & Violence
- LA VS HATE: Dial 211 in Los Angeles to report a hate crime
If you are financially capable to, please consider donating. If you are not in the place to donate, please share these links!
- Support the AAPI Community Fund
- Support Georgia’s Asian American Community (Advancing Justice ATL)
- GoFundMe for the grandmother who was beaten up in San Francisco
- GoFundMe for Hyun Jung Kim’s family
- Red Canary Song
- GoFundMe for Vicha Ratanapakdee
- Support the Cause Against Anti-Asian Violence
- Victims of Violent Crimes in the Bay Area
- How to Report a Hate Crime Booklet Printing Fund
- Help Chinatown businesses affected by the pandemic
- More AAPI fundraisers
Ways to learn, educate, and help each other:
- Read about the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
- Learn about Vincent Chin
- More Advancing Justice ATL Resources
- Therapist Directory: Take care of yourself and find an Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American therapist (APISAA)
- Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit
- NEXTSHARK: Keep up to date on Asian American news
- WATCH: Asian Americans on PBS
- #HateIsAVirus: A movement to combat racism and xenophobia.
- #TheyCantBurnUsAll: A movement to activate everyone to stand up and fight back against anti-Asian hate crimes, racism and violence
- #RacismIsAVirus: A campaign created to empower Asian Americans and allies to rise up against violence and xenophobia
- CAPE: Empower AAPIs in entertainment and media
- Comprehensive Carrd on more resources, statements, and links
If you see any more resources, links, information, art, etc. from AAPI on social media, re-share them and boost them!
We will be updating this page with any additional information, links, and resources as they become available.
First Published: February 9, 2021