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April 1, 2021

Stop Asian Hate: Resources for Advocacy & Education

In the wake of increased violence against Asian American Pacific Islander communities, 826CHI has curated this list of resources to help you advocate for those in danger or who experience oppression.

18 Million Rising (18MR)

18 Million Rising (18MR) brings Asian American communities together online and offline to reimagine Asian American identity with nuance, specificity, and power.

 

Rethinking Schools

As you learn or unlearn Asian American history, teach about the oppression from white supremacy, but also about the movements, activists, and solidarity across movements.

 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago builds power through collective advocacy and organizing to achieve racial equity.  

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, a national organization founded in 1974, protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans.  

University of Chicago Illinois — Advocacy, Community Organizing, and Research

Events, Arts and Culture, Human Services, and more.

Asian Americans for Equality

Through community development, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) advances racial, social and economic justice for Asian Americans and other systematically disadvantaged communities, guided by our experiences as Asian Americans and our commitment to civil rights.  

Chinese Mutual Aid Association

Join CMAA in strengthening the voice of the immigrant community throughout the Chicagoland area and beyond.  

Asian Mental Health Collective

Help normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community.

 

Resources for School Communities following recent attacks on Asian-Americans

Anti Asian-American hate crimes, harassment, and bullying have been on the rise nationally, and as educators we have the responsibility of having to address the recent events with our students, with our colleagues, while at the same time, we may be looking for ways to process and educate ourselves.  

There are many organizations that have already compiled strategies, research, and personal perspectives that we hope will help you.