Addressing Anti-Asian Scapegoating

The spread of COVID-19 has contributed to reported and documented cases of race-based scapegoating throughout the U.S. 

The following are some resources for learning about these cases of anti-Asian hostility and discrimination, and addressing race-based scapegoating individually and collectively.

News Sources

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. 

FHDA District

Letter to FHDA employees from Chancellor Judy Miner, 28 February 2020:

"I join Dr. Sara Cody, the Santa Clara County‚Äôs 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..."

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