Neighborhood Safety Companions Promotes a Community Safety Model in Response to Anti-Asian Violence

Through direct interaction with local seniors, small businesses, workers, street vendors, housed and un-housed neighbors, the NSC street-walk teams hold conversations about their efforts to combat Anti-Asian Violence. NSC also engages in mutual aid, distributing safety supplies (whistles, personal alarms, pepper spray) and personal health items (personal hygiene items, alcohol wipes, masks, socks, etc). PANA […]

Vilifying China Puts a Bull’s-Eye on the Backs of Asian Americans

Biden may reject Trump’s hateful language, but he is continuing his predecessor’s dangerous “tough on China” approach. By Mae Ngai March 23, 2021 The Nation https://www.thenation.com/article/world/anti-asian-racism-china/ Biden may reject the hateful language of “China virus,” but he is extending the “tough on China” policy, which was the overall framework for so many of Trump’s racist […]

SUPPORT WI SPA, SAY NO TO RACISM and TERROR

September, 2021: The staff, workers, customers and neighbors of Wi Spa have been subjected to racist violence and terror by far right extremists over the past few months. It is time the Asian communities recognized and supported Wi Spa. “When they (Proud Boys) come to protest, the police shut down this place for over 3 […]

University of Michigan Chronicles More Than 1,000 Anti-Asian Incidents Last Year

New research from the University of Michigan offers insights into the location, nature and perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents that occurred in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Available information suggests the perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents were predominantly male and disproportionately white. Among politicians who made stigmatizing statements and supported discriminatory policies and proposals, […]

State-Sanctioned Anti-Asian Violence

This history of Anti-Asian legislation and violence from the U.S. Government has been integral to the history of the country. It includes racist targeting of intellectuals. The FBI wrongly accused my father of spying for China. Government has a role in anti-Asian violence. My dad’s wrongful prosecution is emblematic of anti-Asian violence by the U.S. […]

Racism Has Always Been Part of the Asian American Experience

If we don’t understand the history of Asian exclusion, we cannot understand the racist hatred of the present. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/we-are-constantly-reproducing-anti-asian-racism/618647 April 21, 2021 Mae Ngai Asian American Studies and history professor at Columbia University Asiatic exclusion and Jim Crow segregation were two modes of racial management necessary for white supremacy after the Civil War, when the […]

Solidarity in Philadelphia

By Zijia Eleanor Song and Noreen O’Donnell • Published April 15, 2021 • Updated on April 15, 2021 at 11:28 pm A recent survey from SurveyMonkey and AAPI Data shows that white supremacy harms people from all racial minorities. The survey finds elevated levels of experiences of hate crime and hate incidents across all communities […]

How Minneapolis Asian Americans are supporting Black community after Daunte Wright’s death

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/asian-americans-minneapolis-support-black-community-after-daunte-wright-s-n1264336 April 16, 2021, 1:45 PM PDT By Claire Wang PANA: Resistance to oppression is not new, neither is solidarity between Asian Americans and African Americans. Our solidarity is the power that will overthrow this system of white supremacist violence towards both of our peoples.

Resistance to State Violence Against Japanese Americans

Seventy eight years ago today — also a Sunday — James Hatsuaki Wakasa was shot to death at 7:30 p.m. at Topaz, Utah, by a guard tower sentry. After we posted a story about the killing, titled “The Demolished Monument,” we received a letter from an 86-year-old Ohio reader who was a child at Topaz […]

France 24 Gives Voice to Asian Americans Standing up to Racist Violence

https://www.france24.com/en/tv-shows/focus/20210415-asian-americans-facing-an-onslaught-of-hate By: Pierrick LEURENT | Valérie DEFERT | Ryan Thompson Last month’s deadly shooting in the US city of Atlanta has put the spotlight on anti-Asian hate crimes across the country. Six Asian American women were among the eight victims. Since the start of the pandemic, these incidents have been on the rise and in some cases, their […]

VOA (Korean) Coverage of Neighborhood Safety Companions

Reporters from Voice of American (Korean) covered the Neighborhood Safety Companions effort in Koreatown, Los Angeles, April 1, 2021. Take Action Against Anti-Asian Violence with Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC)! Visit the NSC website: NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY COMPANIONS (NSC)Follow NSC on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neighborhoodsafetycompanions/

Asians Standing Up Against Violence: Several Rallies in Boston

Protesting hate crimes against Asian Americans, rallies held in three locations in the Boston, MA area are part of a growing wave of resistance to Anti-Asian Violence nationally https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/demonstrators-rally-in-boston-against-anti-asian-violence/2351916/ Take Action Against Anti-Asian Violence in Southern CA: Neighborhood Safety Companions website: https://safetywalks.orgFollow NSC on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neighborhoodsafetycompanions/