This information has been curated to assist community groups and individuals wishing to proactively support impacted community members and groups strategically work to transform systems. No resource list or website can be exhaustive, but in this moment of wanting to respond to increasing community needs, this is a starting point. Below you’ll find resources created by community groups, members, and thought leaders as well as links to AAPI groups currently tracking hate incidents across the country. If any resources are missing, we welcome your additions.
Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (AP3CON), Chinese for Affirmative Action, and the San Francisco State University Asian American Studies Department launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting site on March 19, 2020. In its first month, the STOP AAPI HATE reporting center has received almost 1,500 reports of coronavirus discrimination from Asian Americans across the country. The center is collecting data about hate incidents nationwide. The reporting form is available in English, Chinese – 中文 , Korean – 한국어, Thai – ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt, Khmer – ភាសាខ្មែរ, Punjabi – ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Tagalog, Hmong – lol Hmongb, and Hindi – हिन्दी.
In coordination with Coalition of Asian American Leaders, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights provides access to resources to those who have experienced or witnessed discrimination or bias. The reporting form can be done on the agency’s website to collect data on hate incidents specific to Minnesota. This form is available in English only; however, translation/interpretation services are available when reporting by phone at 1-833-454-0148.
The purpose of this form is to collect experiences of AAPI North Carolinians to help inform policy advocacy, as well as to monitor and document incidents of discrimination in North Carolina. North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) will not release or disclose any personal information without prior consent. All responses to this report will remain anonymous unless otherwise requested. We will not share your identifying information with any individual and or third party including local, state and federal law enforcement agencies without your permission. The reporting form is available in English only.
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon is a member of the Portland United Against Hate (PUAH) coalition, working with other grassroots organizations to document, track, report, and respond to incidents of hate. By submitting your experience with APANO, you will aid in their work in providing necessary resources to these communities, more accurately track and monitor incidents around Oregon, and help promote systemic changes to prevent and manage future incidents of hate. Access the website to report a hate incident and learn more from a provided resource guide. The report form and resource guide are available in English only.
Cia Siab Inc. created a reporting form specific to the state of Wisconsin with the purpose of giving individuals in the Hmoob community an outlet to report hate incidents in a confidential manner. Individuals outside of the community are also encouraged to report any hate incidents impacting them as well. The form is accessible in English only.
The Civil Rights Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations works to protect and extend the civil liberties guaranteed primarily by the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution. CAIR takes requests across the country for legal help for civil rights matters. The report form is available in English only.
NAPABA has established pro-bono legal resources to ensure that local communities across the country have legal resources to address the most egregious hate-fueled attacks against our community. The provided resources are available in English only.
The Stand Against Hatred website is made available by Asian Americans Advancing Justice to document hate and to educate about the environment of hate around the country. The reporting site is available in English, Chinese – 简体中文, Korean – 한국어, and Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt.
The Sikh Coalition has developed this reporting form to make it easier for Sikhs to report these incidents, even if it they are not legally actionable or a crime (e.g., someone uses a racial slur on the street). This form is also open to non-Sikhs from all backgrounds based in and throughout the United States. The reporting form is available in English only.
The Acts of Hate Database was created by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) after the Paris attacks in November 2015, with particular focus on hate crimes against South Asian, Sikh, Muslim, and Arab Americans. They have continued to track hate crimes across the country, including those related to COVID-19. The reporting form and database are available in English only.
The Hate Crime Map, a project organized by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, offers an anonymous platform for victims of hate-based assault and crime nationwide so that researchers and policy makers have accurate information about the causes and frequency of hate crimes. In addition to reporting crimes, you can search the data by race, gender, religion and other factors. This site is available in English only.
While annual FBI statistics vastly undercount the number of hate crimes committed each year, it is important to understand your options for reporting if you are a victim. Reports from across the country can also be filed with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This site is available in English only.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment has created a variety of resource materials in various South Asian languages, including: COVID-19 resource kits Ramadan Guides from the Minnesota Department of Health in three different languages
In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched
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