Increasing Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Sacramento, CA – The rise in hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) has dramatically increased over the past four months wherein California 800 incidents have been reported since the beginning of the government-sanctioned shutdown.* Nationwide up to 2,100 incidents against APIA have been reported since the pandemic hit the United States.** For example, […]

Breaking Out of Our Complacency

Asian Americans are often touted as the “Model Minority.” According to popular beliefs, we are the fastest growing, best-educated, most prosperous and successful ethnic group in the U.S. We also look after each other in our close-knit social networks, and we place enormous emphasis on family, education and hard work. Most of all, we mind […]