Xenophobia and Allyship
Resources Related to Asian American Xenophobia
Violence in Context: Understanding the Current Atlanta Tragedy within the History and Systems of Anti-Asian Violence: Dr. Josephine Kim, a lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education, presented the history of anti-Asian racism in the United States. Dr. Takeo Rivera spoke to the relationship between the Atlanta shootings and intersectionality, imperialism, and sexual violence.
The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office, in collaboration with the MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Emotional Student Wellness and the Let's Talk! Conference, presented a series of webinars focused on Asian Americans and COVID-19.
AAPI COVID-19 Resources: Staff at The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission put this together to keep our communities up to date on the information and resources available about COVID-19.
For historical context:
- Washington Post Live: "Race in America: History Matters with Erika Lee & Helen Zia"
- A Brief History of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, & State-Sanctioned Violence by the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, New York City Chapter
Being an Ally
Are you or a family member out of work because of COVID-19?
If you or your family member have tried applying for other benefits but are ineligible, you might qualify for a gift card from the Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund. Click for more info.
Have you been yearning to have conversations to build community amidst COVID-19? These conversations might include discussing self-care, cultivating community resiliency, and sharing challenges. Register for upcoming sessions with Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) at leap.org/leap-teatimes using your IHP email address.