We at PHFE WIC are heartbroken by the troubling rise in anti-Asian sentiments and violence, and we stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
To our Asian participants, coworkers, community—you are cherished and welcome at WIC. We are committed to supporting and uplifting families of all races, cultures and backgrounds. There is no room for xenophobia, racism, or hate here.
Click here to read the message from our program partners, Heluna Health Board of Directors, and their commitment to health equity and condemning racism.
For resources on how to aid the AAPI community on fighting hate and structural racism, visit AdvancingJustice-LA.org
Resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander Individuals and Communities
Stop AAPI Hate: Safety Tips and Know Your Rights
Legal Support and Advocacy: Asian Americans Advancing Justice(AAAJ)
Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council
Mental Health America: Asian American Pacific Islander Communities and Mental Health.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: Asian American and Pacific Islander Resources.
Asian Mental Health Project: “Stay In, Check-In” Community Wellness Check-in
Anti-Racism Resources to Stay Informed and Take Action
Today: Hohman, Maura. (Mar. 2021). Anti-Asian violence has surged in the US since COVID-19. But it didn’t start there.
Learning For Justice: How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism
NBC: Anti-Racism Resources to Support Asian American, Pacific Islander Community.
Urban Wire: Confronting Racism and Supporting Asian Communities in the Wake of COID-19.
Mashable: How You Can Support the Safety of Asian Americans with Attacks on he Rise.
Electric Lit: A Literary Guide to Combat Anti-Asian Racism in America.
CNBC: How to Support Asian American Colleagues Amid the Recent Wave of Anti-Asian Violence
Hollaback: Free Virtual Bystander Intervention Trainings.
Watch the full interview with Washington Post opinion writer, Jonathan Capehart, Representative Judy Chu (D-Calif.), and Representative Mark Takano (D-Calif.), discussing Anti-Asian Racism.