RESOURCE LIST

AAPI Racial Justice Resources

 

Seattle Rep stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. To our beloved AAPI artists, partners, team members, and audiences, we commit to fight against all forms of violence, racism, hate, and xenophobia. Support and get involved with our growing resource list of action items, organizations, and educational materials. We will continue to update this list and engage our community with action in this urgent and vital work. #StopAsianHate

Updated 4/2/2021  
* New Resources Added

We welcome and encourage suggestions for this list. Please contact us to submit additional resources.

 

Table of Contents

Donate & Get Involved

Make Your Voice Heard

Learn & Take Action

Support AAPI-Owned Businesses

Support AAPI-Led Cultural & Community-Based Organizations

Mental Health Resources

 

Donate & Get Involved

Local

Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA)
This online directory serves as a gateway to connect with Asian American and Pacific Islander community resources
https://capaa.wa.gov/resources__trashed/asian-pacific-american-directory/

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging National Resource Center
https://napca.org/resource/

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington
https://www.jcccw.org/

Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) - Seattle
https://cisc-seattle.org/

Filipino Community of Seattle
https://filcommsea.org/

Korean Community Service Center of Washington
https://www.kcsc-seattle.org/

India Association of Western Washington
https://iaww.org/

Kandelia (formerly Vietnamese Friendship Association)
https://www.kandelia.org/about/ 

Asian Pacific Directors Coalition
https://www.apdcwa.org/about.html
Producers of the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration: http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal/api-heritage-month-celebration

Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington
https://www.facebook.com/apicwa/

Asian Pacific American Coalition for Equality
https://apacevotes.org/

Asian Pacific Islander Coalition Advocating Together for Health (APICAT)
https://apicat.org/

Friends of Little Saigon
https://flsseattle.org/

Japanese American Citizens League Seattle
http://seattlejacl.org/

Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Seattle Chapter
https://ocaseattle.org/

International Community Health Services
https://www.ichs.com/

Interim Community Development Association (ICDA)
https://interimcda.org/

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)
https://www.nwirp.org/

U.T.O.P.I.A. Washington
https://utopiawa.org/

Helping Link - Một Dấu Nối
https://www.helpinglink.org/

Kin On
https://kinon.org/

Korean Women's Association
https://www.kwacares.org/

Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA), also a Seattle Rep Public Works Partner Organization
https://www.rewa.org/

Seattle Chinatown/ID Preservation and Development Authority
https://scidpda.org/

WAPI Seattle Community Services
https://wapiseattle.org/about-us

API Chaya
https://www.apichaya.org/

Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation
https://aclfnorthwest.wordpress.com/

Southeast Asian American Education Coalition
https://www.facebook.com/SEAeDCoalition/

Nisei Vets Committee and NVC Foundation
https://www.nvcfoundation.org/

Asian Bar Association of Washington
https://www.abaw.org/

Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Greater Seattle
http://www.seattlechinesechamber.org/

Hmong Association of Washington
https://www.hmongofwa.org/

* Pride Asia
http://www.prideasia.org/

* White Center Community Development
https://www.wccda.org/

* Vietnamese American Community of Seattle and Sno-King Counties
https://www.facebook.com/fight4ourCommunity/

* Seattle Mongolian Youth Center
https://www.seattlemongolyouthcenter.org/

* Pacific Islander Health Board of Washington
https://www.pihealthboard.org/

* Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington
https://www.picawa.org/

* Marshallese Women Association
https://www.facebook.com/MarshalleseWomen

* Lao Community Service Center
https://lcscwa.org/

* Korean American Coalition of Washington
https://www.kacwashington.org/

* Khmer Community of Seattle-King County
https://www.kcskc.org/

* ​IDIC Filipino Senior & Family Services
https://www.idicseniorcenter.org/

* Indian American Community Services of Washington
https://www.iacswa.org/

* COFA Alliance National Network of Washington
https://www.cann-wa.us/

* Coalition for Refugees from Burma
https://www.crbkc.org/

* Cham Refugees Community - Seattle
https://www.chamrefugeescommunity.org/

National

Stop AAPI Hate
https://stopaapihate.org/

Asian Health Services - Oakland
https://asianhealthservices.org/

Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment
https://apacevotes.org/

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)
https://aapip.org/donate

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
https://apaics.org/

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO
https://www.apalanet.org/

Asian American Journalists Association
https://aaja.org/

Rise: Asian Pacific America
https://www.riseapa.org/

New York Magazine: "61 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian Communities"
https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-to-help-asian-communities-2021.html

NBC News: "Multiracial mutual aid efforts help Chinatown senior citizens, Asian American communities"
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/multiracial-mutual-aid-efforts-help-chinatown-senior-citizens-asian-american-n1258356

Chinese American Citizens Alliance
http://www.cacanational.org/

The Sikh Coalition
https://www.sikhcoalition.org/

Stop Asian Hate: Together, We Can Make a Difference 
https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate

#ImReady Movement
https://www.imreadymovement.org/

Gold House
https://goldhouse.org/ 

* Advancing Justice Atlanta 
https://www.advancingjustice-atlanta.org/

* Red Canary Song
https://www.redcanarysong.net/about-us

* #HATEISAVIRUS
https://hateisavirus.org/

Memorial & Justice Funds

Memorial Fund for Vicha Ratanapakdee
https://www.gofundme.com/f/84yearold-killed-in-san-francisco

Memorial Fund for Yong Yue and Peterson Family
https://www.gofundme.com/f/memorial-for-yong-yue-and-family

Memorial Fund for Hyun Jung Kim and Family
https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-memory-of-hyunjungkim-to-support-my-brother-i

Memorial Fund for Sun Cha Kim
https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-loving-memory-of-sun-cha-kim

Recovery Fund for Xiao Zhen Xie
https://www.gofundme.com/f/2b8zh292uo

Recovery Fund for Ngoc Pham 
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ngoc-pham-fundraiser

* Recovery Fund for Vilma Kari
https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-and-support-we-are-with-you-vilma-kari

 

Make Your Voice Heard

Petitions to Sign

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) Petition: Condemn Hate and Violence Against Asian American Women
https://www.napawf.org/stopasianhate

Justice for Vicha Ratanapakdee
https://www.change.org/p/mayor-london-breed-justice-for-84-year-old-man-murdered-in-san-francisco

* Pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Letter Template
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BYeeq94wKULB5REsYn8t4xQ4VN9cS8HwtQTpq8V6BGI/mobilebasic

Advocacy Tools

Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
https://capaa.wa.gov/advocacy/access-the-legislature/

National Coalition for Asian Pacific Americans Community Development (CAPACD)
https://www.nationalcapacd.org/about-2/

Stop AAPI Hate Action Steps
https://stopaapihate.org/actnow/

Asian American Advocacy Fund
https://www.asianamericanadvocacyfund.org/take-action

Call

Call Your Elected Officials
https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials/

 

Learn & Take Action

Resource Lists & Tools

Stop AAPI Hate
Report an Incident: https://stopaapihate.org/reportincident/
Safety Tips on What to Do if Encountering or Witnessing Hate (information available in multiple languages): https://stopaapihate.org/safetytipsenglish/
Reports - What is Happening and Why: https://stopaapihate.org/reportsreleases/

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Resources
https://advancingjustice-aajc.org/covid19

Hollaback: Bystander Intervention Resource
https://www.ihollaback.org/app/uploads/2016/11/Show-Up_CUPxHollaback.pdf

PFLAG Washington State Council - Asian Pacific Islander Resources
https://www.pflagwsc.org/asian-pacific-islander-specific/

Bustle: "4 Ways To Support Asian-American Communities Right Now"
https://www.bustle.com/wellness/how-to-support-asian-american-communities-racist-attacks

The AAPI COVID-19 Project: Resource List
https://www.aapicovid19.org/resources

Cornell University Asian American Studies Program Anti-Racism Resources for the AAPI Community
https://asianamericanstudies.cornell.edu/anti-racism-resources-aapi-community

Pure Barre Seattle: Combatting Asian-American Racism Resource List
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CZhFdWs2jVF85f-pVcrgMGtZhgO_KV-5DB-JCl_aHMg/edit

AirBNB: Resources for Allyship and Fighting Anti-Asian Discrimination
https://news.airbnb.com/resources-for-allyship-and-fighting-anti-asian-discrimination/

So You Want to Talk About: Supporting the AAPI Community
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMhs9imHKqA/?igshid=69dorsqnut75

Fit_Pham: "What does it mean when Asian people say: 'We are not a MONOLITH'??"
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLDVA2OH_Yl/  

Playbill: "Stop AAPI Hate: A Resource Guide to Support the Asian-American Community"
http://www.playbill.com/article/stop-aapi-hate-a-resource-guide-to-support-the-asian-american-community

PBS: "8 Actions You Can Take to Fight Anti-Asian Violence"
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/what-you-can-do-to-fight-violence-and-racism-against-asian-americans

* Anti Asian Violence Resources
https://anti-asianviolenceresources.carrd.co/

* Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit
https://www.asianamtoolkit.org/

* A Different Asian American Timeline
https://aatimeline.com/

* Pepperdine University: "Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others"
https://onlinegrad.pepperdine.edu/blog/prejudice-discrimination-coping-skills/

* AAPI Coalition Against Hate and Bias
https://www.facebook.com/AAPIOrganizingCoalitionAgainstHateAndBias/

* King County Coalition Against Hate and Bias
https://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice/Coalition-Against-Hate-And-Bias.aspx

* Education with Purpose Foundation for Pacific Islanders
https://www.facebook.com/edwpf.org/

* Cambodian American Community Council of Washington
https://www.facebook.com/CACCWA/

For Educators & Parents

* Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles: Asian Americans K-12 Education Curriculum
https://advancingjustice-la.org/what-we-do/curriculum-lesson-plans/asian-americans-k-12-education-curriculum

* Lee & Low Books: Asian/Asian American Children's Books List
https://www.leeandlow.com/cultures/asian-asian-american-interest

* Learning for Justice: "After Atlanta: Teaching About Asian American Identity and History"
https://www.learningforjustice.org/magazine/after-atlanta-teaching-about-asian-american-identity-and-history

Events

* Stop Asian Hate Rally
April 3 at 3 p.m. PT, Hing Hay Park
https://fb.me/e/1jQ0hbKhg

Hollaback: Free Virtual Bystander Intervention Trainings
Ongoing
https://advancingjustice-aajc.org/events

Reading Recommendations

Local Press & News

International Examinerhttps://iexaminer.org/
NW Asian Weeklyhttps://nwasianweekly.com/
Seattle Chinese Posthttps://seattlechinesepost.com/
The North American Posthttps://www.napost.com/

National Press & News

NextSharkhttps://nextshark.com/

Literature

A Literacy Guide to Anti-Asian Racism in America
https://electricliterature.com/books-about-anti-asian-racism-in-america/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLzODCsBAPx/?igshid=1588q1nwwsmwg

Articles

NBC News: "Violence against Asian Americans means we must fight for ourselves, not just pursue success"
https://www-nbcnews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.nbcnews.com/think/amp/ncna1259763

Fakequity: "Working for Equity and Social Justice? Know What Your Asian Colleague is Experiencing"
https://fakequity.com/2021/02/25/working-for-equity-and-social-justice-know-what-your-asian-colleague-is-experiencing/

CNBC: "How to support Asian American colleagues amid the recent wave of anti-Asian violence"
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/19/how-to-support-asian-american-colleagues-amid-anti-asian-violence.html

Mashable: "How you can support the safety of Asian Americans with attacks on the rise"
https://mashable.com/article/how-to-support-aapi-communities/

TIME: "Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise. Many Say More Policing Isn't the Answer"
https://time.com/5938482/asian-american-attacks/

Marie Claire: "Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise"
https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a35450257/asian-american-hate-crimes-2021/

Vice: "Asian Americans Are Calling on Allies in Response to a Wave of Violence"
https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdw4z/attacks-on-elders-asian-american-community-racism-covid

Urban Wire: "Confronting Racism and Supporting Asian American Communities in the Wake of COVID-19"
https://www.urban.org/urban-wire/confronting-racism-and-supporting-asian-american-communities-wake-covid-19

NPR: "Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate"
https://www.npr.org/2021/03/11/975592502/asian-americans-experience-far-more-hate-incidents-than-numbers-indicate 

Watch & Listen

Rise: Asian Pacific America Town Halls
https://www.riseapa.org/pastevents

* Smithsonian: "We Are Not a Stereotype" Series
https://smithsonianapa.org/learn/not-a-stereotype/

* PBS: Asian Americans Film Series
https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/

 

Support AAPI-Owned Businesses

Local

Intentionalist: Asian-Owned Businesses
https://intentionalist.com/b/tag/asian-owned/

Seattle Refined: "Asian-Owned Businesses & Restaurants in Seattle You Can Support Right Now"
http://seattlerefined.com/lifestyle/asian-owned-businesses-restaurants-in-seattle-area-you-can-support-right-now

National

Buzzfeed: "Asian-Owned Small Businesses Need Your Help More Than Ever — Here Are 11 You Can Support Right Now"
https://www.buzzfeed.com/oliviajuliettaylor/asian-small-businesses-support-lockdown

Support AAPI-Led Arts, Cultural & Community-Based Organizations

Local

SIS Productions
https://www.sis-productions.org/

Pork Filled Productions
https://porkfilled.com/wp/sample-page/pfps-mission/

Densho
https://densho.org/

Asian American Performing Arts Theatre (AAPAT)
https://asianperformingarts.org/

Seattle Asian American Film Festival
https://seattleaaff.org/2021/

Tết in Seattle
https://www.tetinseattle.org/

KOBO Seattle: Artisan gallery featuring Japanese and Northwest fine crafts
https://koboseattle.com/

Asia Pacific Cultural Center
https://www.asiapacificculturalcenter.org/

Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS - Seattle Chapter)
http://fanhs-national.org/filam/

Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington (FCHSW)
https://echox.org/organization/filipino-cultural-heritage-society-of-washington/
Producers of the Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival: http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal/pagdiriwang-philippine-festival

The Wing (Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience)
https://www.wingluke.org/

Washington Chinese Arts & Culture Committee
https://chinaartsandculture.org/
Producers of A Glimpse of China Festival: http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal/a-glimpse-of-china

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Committee (SCBJCF)
http://cherryblossomfest.org/
Producers of the Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival: http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal/seattle-cherry-blossom-festival

* Tasveer
https://tasveer.org/

National

Asian American Collective 
https://www.instagram.com/asianamericancollective/

Asian American Film Festival
https://www.aaiff.org/

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition
http://www.aapacnyc.org/

Asian American Arts Alliance
https://www.aaartsalliance.org/

East West Players
https://eastwestplayers.org/

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
https://www.panasianrep.org/

National Asian Artists Project
https://www.naaproject.org/

Theater Mu
https://www.theatermu.org/

Leviathan Lab
https://leviathanlab.org/

The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO)
http://www.naatco.org/

Arts Resources

Visit Seattle: Asian American Cultural Heritage Guide
https://uploads.visitseattle.org/2016/10/06064551/VS_AsianAmerican_Guide_2016_FIN.pdf

 

Mental Health Resources

Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS)
https://acrs.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Asian American and Pacific Islander Resources
https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/Asian-American-and-Pacific-Islander

Asian Mental Health Project
https://www.instagram.com/asianmentalhealthproject/

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA): API Healer Network and Therapy Resources List
https://www.nqapia.org/wpp/healthandhealing/

Mental Health America (MHA): Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities And Mental Health
https://www.mhanational.org/issues/asian-americanpacific-islander-communities-and-mental-health

The Asian American Psychological Association: AAPI LBGTQ Mental Health Resources
https://aapaonline.org/resources/lgbtq-aapi-resources/

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resource Guide
https://aapcho.org/mental-health-and-substance-abuse-resource-guide/