LOS ANGELES – In response to the alarming surge in hate incidents targeting the Asian American community, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, a leading legal and civil rights organization, is launching its first-ever bystander intervention initiative. The effort includes the

“Beyond Asian hate and the continual targeting of our elders across the country, the violence and murder of Asian women in Atlanta yesterday illuminates the complex intergenerational traumas of exploitation, sexual violence, poverty, colonialism, and erasure experienced by Asian women.

“The recent attacks in our community have left us heartbroken. As a coalition of direct service, advocacy, and grassroots organization organizations, we denounce violence against members of Asian American communities in San Francisco, Oakland, and the greater Bay Area. We

Communities Rally Against Anti-Asian Violence

“Love Our People, Heal Our Communities” Cross-Cultural Healing Events took place in Oakland and San Francisco San Francisco & Oakland, CA — “In response to the recent surge in COVID-19 related violence against Asian American communities throughout the greater San