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 8/24/2021  
* 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 & Wellness 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

*Chinese for Affirmative Action
https://caasf.org/

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/

Asian Pacific Community Fund
https://www.apcf.org/

Act to Change
https://acttochange.org/

See Us Unite
https://www.seeusunite.org/unite/

Korean American Rainbow Parents (KARP)
https://www.facebook.com/karplgbtq/about/?ref=page_internal

Visibility Project
https://www.visibilityproject.org/

Asian Pride Project
http://asianprideproject.org/

Trikone
https://www.trikone.org/

Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community
https://apiqwtc.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/

A Guide to Contacting Your Representatives
https://www.instagram.com/p/COssVCUnl_R/?igshid=1q6gi0y2hvute

 

Learn & Take Action

Resource Lists & Tools

Stop AAPI Hate
Report an Incident: https://stopaapihate.org/reportincident/
*Reports - National Report through June 2021: https://stopaapihate.org/stop-aapi-hate-national-report-2/

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 Informed: 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/

Seattle Chamber: Honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month In 2021
https://www.seattlechamber.com/home/membership/community-news/detail/2021/05/03/honoring-asian-pacific-american-heritage-month-in-2021

AAPI Women Lead: How to Stop Asian Hate Against Migrants and Refugees
https://www.instagram.com/p/CPTFf74gxJQ/?utm_medium=copy_link

KimSaira: Experiences of Coming Out for Asian Americans
https://www.instagram.com/p/CQtXIB8BRyL/?utm_medium=copy_link

Online MSW Programs: Resources to Help Empower Asian and Pacific Islander Community  
https://www.onlinemswprograms.com/resources//how-to-be-an-ally-to-asian-pacific-islander-communities/ 

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

So Informed: Talking to Kids About Race Guide
https://www.instagram.com/p/COiaHwGHi59/?igshid=1a1h3f2us72a9

AAPI Data
https://aapidata.com/

Events

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/
Asian American Theatre Revuehttps://aatrevue.com/Newsblog/

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 

Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions: "In Pursuit of Racial Equity: The Social Worker’s Role"
https://onlinemasters.ohio.edu/blog/racial-equity/

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

Intentionalist: "Eat at AAPI-Owned Businesses in Seattle"
https://www.instagram.com/p/COy0eHdtEEU/?igshid=eos2ejm541e7 

National

KimSaira: "How to Help Asian-Owned Businesses Hurt by COVID-19"
https://www.instagram.com/p/COYOOJshn3x/?igshid=w4r8et5cow96

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

Mukai Farm & Garden
https://mukaifarmandgarden.org/

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/

OSAYS: Our Stories Are Your Stories
https://www.ourstoriesareyourstories.com/

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 & Wellness Resources

So Informed: BIPOC Mental Health Month, Part 2
https://www.instagram.com/p/CR6WYjolYb_/?utm_medium=copy_link

InnoPsych
https://www.innopsych.com/

So Informed: BIPOC Mental Health Month
https://www.instagram.com/p/CRTwb5XlEAH/?utm_medium=copy_link

DeQH
https://www.deqh.org/

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/

Asian Mental Health Collective: "Mental Health Resources for Asian American Pacific Islanders"
https://www.instagram.com/p/COaojiohglL/?igshid=1b6y6egkgtglz  

Asian Mental Health Collective
https://www.asianmhc.org/

Subtle Asian Mental Health
https://www.facebook.com/groups/subtleasianmentalhealth/

South Asian Mental Health Initiative & Network
https://samhin.org/ 

Asian American Health Initiatives Mental Health Resource Guide
https://aahiinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Mental-Health-Resource_Social-Injustice.Bullying_V6.FINAL_.pdf

Inclusive Therapists
https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/

Project Lotus
https://www.theprojectlotus.org/

Project Harmonious
https://projectharmonious.org/?fbclid=IwAR3u51A-8HQBSIUQMbop_wkz9qdbc45zZ6qXQy_Aq_xmKM_-bnjVOKSPp6g

MannMukti
https://www.mannmukti.org/ 

South Asian Therapists
https://southasiantherapists.org/

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
https://www.apiahf.org/