DEALING WITH RACIAL HARASSMENT & HATE CRIMES
HOW TO REPORT RACIAL HARASSMENT & HATE CRIMES
To report a hate crime that is in progress or for any emergency, call 911.
To report an incident of discrimination:
In New York City
In New York State
Guide included in “COVID 19 Resources: Anti-Asian Harassment and Violence”
prepared by the Asian American Bar Association of New York
The AAF tracks bias incidents in the tri-state area in order to better advocate for the safety of the APA community. Find the form at this link above for reporting physical assault, physical menacing, verbal harassment/name-calling, being barred from an establishment or transportation, workplace discrimination, shunning, or other form of racial bias.
Across the Nation
Pro Bono Legal Resource site of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association providing information about laws concerning hate crimes, where to report hate crimes, organizations providing pro bono legal and community assistance, key governmental policy documents and other hate crimes resources, including a Combat Hate Crimes Toolkit.
Website with information regarding hate crime incidents against AAPI community,
including a digital map of incidents and resources for support.
STOP AAPI HATE
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)
Site of the AAJC, a national affiliation of five leading organizations advocating for the civil and human rights of Asian Americans and other underserved communities, for reporting hate crimes.
SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS
The Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis.
Text 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis.
WHAT TO DO
Asian American Federation, with Center for Anti-Violence Education
Instructional flyers on strategies for de-escalation and defense
against anti-Asian harassment and violence.
Tips on how to help if witnessing harassment or assault, and how to avoid “bystander syndrome”.
Learning for Justice
Provides suggestions for how to speak up against racist comments.
Asian American Federation
Instructions on how to protect yourself in threatening situations.
Chinese Adoptee Alliance
PO Box 237065
New York, NY 10023