Stop the Hate

Anti-Asian racism is not new, and we shouldn’t be silent about it anymore. Let’s get educated and speak out!

A gunman killed eight people at three Atlanta-area spas Tuesday night; six of the victims were women of Asian descent, sparking fears among advocacy groups that the killings may have been racially motivated.

Anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked 150 percent since the pandemic began, according to a recent study.

Suspect charged with killing 8 in Atlanta-area shootings that targeted Asian-run spas

People of Asian descent have been living in the United States for more than 160 years, and have long been the target of bigotry.

from The long, ugly history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S. of the Washington Post

Click Here to read about the violence and racism that Asian immigrants and Asian Americans have faced since before the Civil War.

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Invitation to Asian Heritage Month Event

This is your invitation to Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Event.

Dear Neighbor–

You are invited to N.Y. State Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou’s APA Heritage Month Event on Saturday, May 18th from 12-3:00 P.M. at Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at 3 Spruce Street. 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the APA community throughout history. This year, we will present community heroes for their exceptional contributions to their professional fields and our community.

There will be performances, food, and family-fun activities. Children of all ages are welcome and encouraged to come!

If you or anyone you know is interested in attending, or if you have any questions, please RSVP by e-mailing info@yuhlineniou.org or by calling (212) 312-1420.

We hope to see you there!

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