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


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

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging National Resource Center

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington

Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) - Seattle

Filipino Community of Seattle

Korean Community Service Center of Washington

India Association of Western Washington

Kandelia (formerly Vietnamese Friendship Association) 

Asian Pacific Directors Coalition
Producers of the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration:

Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington

Asian Pacific American Coalition for Equality

Asian Pacific Islander Coalition Advocating Together for Health (APICAT)

Friends of Little Saigon

Japanese American Citizens League Seattle

Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Seattle Chapter

International Community Health Services

Interim Community Development Association (ICDA)

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

U.T.O.P.I.A. Washington

Helping Link - Một Dấu Nối

Kin On

Korean Women's Association

Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA), also a Seattle Rep Public Works Partner Organization

Seattle Chinatown/ID Preservation and Development Authority

WAPI Seattle Community Services

API Chaya

Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation

Southeast Asian American Education Coalition

Nisei Vets Committee and NVC Foundation

Asian Bar Association of Washington

Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Greater Seattle

Hmong Association of Washington

* Pride Asia

* White Center Community Development

* Vietnamese American Community of Seattle and Sno-King Counties

* Seattle Mongolian Youth Center

* Pacific Islander Health Board of Washington

* Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington

* Marshallese Women Association

* Lao Community Service Center

* Korean American Coalition of Washington

* Khmer Community of Seattle-King County

* ​IDIC Filipino Senior & Family Services

* Indian American Community Services of Washington

* COFA Alliance National Network of Washington

* Coalition for Refugees from Burma

* Cham Refugees Community - Seattle


Stop AAPI Hate

Asian Health Services - Oakland

Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO

Asian American Journalists Association

Rise: Asian Pacific America

New York Magazine: "61 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian Communities"

NBC News: "Multiracial mutual aid efforts help Chinatown senior citizens, Asian American communities"

Chinese American Citizens Alliance

The Sikh Coalition

Stop Asian Hate: Together, We Can Make a Difference

#ImReady Movement

Gold House 

* Advancing Justice Atlanta

* Red Canary Song


Memorial & Justice Funds

Memorial Fund for Vicha Ratanapakdee

Memorial Fund for Yong Yue and Peterson Family

Memorial Fund for Hyun Jung Kim and Family

Memorial Fund for Sun Cha Kim

Recovery Fund for Xiao Zhen Xie

Recovery Fund for Ngoc Pham

* Recovery Fund for 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

Justice for Vicha Ratanapakdee

* Pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Letter Template

Advocacy Tools

Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

National Coalition for Asian Pacific Americans Community Development (CAPACD)

Stop AAPI Hate Action Steps

Asian American Advocacy Fund


Call Your Elected Officials


Learn & Take Action

Resource Lists & Tools

Stop AAPI Hate
Report an Incident:
Safety Tips on What to Do if Encountering or Witnessing Hate (information available in multiple languages):
Reports - What is Happening and Why:

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Resources

Hollaback: Bystander Intervention Resource

PFLAG Washington State Council - Asian Pacific Islander Resources

Bustle: "4 Ways To Support Asian-American Communities Right Now"

The AAPI COVID-19 Project: Resource List

Cornell University Asian American Studies Program Anti-Racism Resources for the AAPI Community

Pure Barre Seattle: Combatting Asian-American Racism Resource List

AirBNB: Resources for Allyship and Fighting Anti-Asian Discrimination

So You Want to Talk About: Supporting the AAPI Community

Fit_Pham: "What does it mean when Asian people say: 'We are not a MONOLITH'??"  

Playbill: "Stop AAPI Hate: A Resource Guide to Support the Asian-American Community"

PBS: "8 Actions You Can Take to Fight Anti-Asian Violence"

* Anti Asian Violence Resources

* Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit

* A Different Asian American Timeline

* Pepperdine University: "Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others"

* AAPI Coalition Against Hate and Bias

* King County Coalition Against Hate and Bias

* Education with Purpose Foundation for Pacific Islanders

* Cambodian American Community Council of Washington

For Educators & Parents

* Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles: Asian Americans K-12 Education Curriculum

* Lee & Low Books: Asian/Asian American Children's Books List

* Learning for Justice: "After Atlanta: Teaching About Asian American Identity and History"


* Stop Asian Hate Rally
April 3 at 3 p.m. PT, Hing Hay Park

Hollaback: Free Virtual Bystander Intervention Trainings

Reading Recommendations

Local Press & News

International Examiner
NW Asian Weekly
Seattle Chinese Post
The North American Post

National Press & News



A Literacy Guide to Anti-Asian Racism in America


NBC News: "Violence against Asian Americans means we must fight for ourselves, not just pursue success"

Fakequity: "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"

Mashable: "How you can support the safety of Asian Americans with attacks on the rise"

TIME: "Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise. Many Say More Policing Isn't the Answer"

Marie Claire: "Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on the Rise"

Vice: "Asian Americans Are Calling on Allies in Response to a Wave of Violence"

Urban Wire: "Confronting Racism and Supporting Asian American Communities in the Wake of COVID-19"

NPR: "Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate" 

Watch & Listen

Rise: Asian Pacific America Town Halls

* Smithsonian: "We Are Not a Stereotype" Series

* PBS: Asian Americans Film Series


Support AAPI-Owned Businesses


Intentionalist: Asian-Owned Businesses

Seattle Refined: "Asian-Owned Businesses & Restaurants in Seattle You Can Support Right Now"


Buzzfeed: "Asian-Owned Small Businesses Need Your Help More Than Ever — Here Are 11 You Can Support Right Now"

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


SIS Productions

Pork Filled Productions


Asian American Performing Arts Theatre (AAPAT)

Seattle Asian American Film Festival

Tết in Seattle

KOBO Seattle: Artisan gallery featuring Japanese and Northwest fine crafts

Asia Pacific Cultural Center

Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS - Seattle Chapter)

Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington (FCHSW)
Producers of the Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival:

The Wing (Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience)

Washington Chinese Arts & Culture Committee
Producers of A Glimpse of China Festival:

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Committee (SCBJCF)
Producers of the Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival:

* Tasveer


Asian American Collective

Asian American Film Festival

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition

Asian American Arts Alliance

East West Players

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

National Asian Artists Project

Theater Mu

Leviathan Lab

The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO)

Arts Resources

Visit Seattle: Asian American Cultural Heritage Guide


Mental Health Resources

Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Asian American and Pacific Islander Resources

Asian Mental Health Project

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA): API Healer Network and Therapy Resources List

Mental Health America (MHA): Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities And Mental Health

The Asian American Psychological Association: AAPI LBGTQ Mental Health Resources

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resource Guide