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).   […]

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 […]

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/

Join “Neighborhood Safety Companions!”

Stand with PANA and allies to take direct action in building community, solidarity and a deterrence to street violence. Help us create alternatives to increased police repression. CLICK HERE. Neighborhood Safety Companions website: https://safetywalks.orgFollow NSC on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neighborhoodsafetycompanions/

ABC 7: Koreatown residents escorted by volunteers to help keep them safe amid spike in anti-Asian attacks

https://abc7.com/koreatown-escort-volunteers-safe/10477162/ Friday, April 2, 2021 KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — In light of numerous recent attacks on Asian Americans across the nation, a group of local volunteers is helping Koreatown residents by offering safety and companionship if they need to go out. Organizers call them Neighborhood Safety Companions, keeping a watchful eye on the community […]

Efforts to Deter Anti-Asian Violence on the Rise Across the Country

Asian Americans are standing up nationwide with initiatives to promote safety in our communities in the face of Anti-Asian violence. Volunteer work to build community relationships with the intention of deterring attacks offer an alternative to advocacy of increased racist policing. In addition to massive rallies of people calling for an end to the epidemic […]