- "When Xenophobia Spreads Like A Virus," National Public Radio's Code Switch, 4 March 2020 - article on prevalence of anti-Asian hostility and attacks across the U.S. and in other countries, and 25-minute podcast with historian Prof. Erika Lee on the prevalence of anti-Asian scapegoating today and in U.S. history
- "How to contain the virus of racism during coronavirus outbreak," Sherry Wang. Op-Ed, San Fancisco Chronicle, 12 February 2020 - personal strategies for handling micro-aggressions, verbal assaults, and hostility
- "Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese Americans Fear Their Safety," New York Times, 23 March 2020 - news article describing widespread nature of anti-Asian hate and harassment and President's use of anti-Asian scapegoating language
Report a Hate Crime
Coronavirus Anti-AAPI Racism Incident Report--Stop AAPI Hate: You can report incidents of microaggression, racial profiling, and hate violence here in English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Japanese. The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON) and Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) created this reporting center.
Letter to FHDA employees from Chancellor Judy Miner, 28 February 2020:
"I join Dr. Sara Cody, the Santa Clara County’s health officer, in urging us all to resist discrimination and prejudice. Although the outbreak began in mainland China, people of Asian descent are not more likely to have the virus, Dr. Cody reports, and anyone who has not traveled to China or been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case is not likely to be sick.
It is important for all of us to stay informed about this situation so we can take care of ourselves and others. Updated information from the Santa Clara County health department is available here..."