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Asian American Women reflect on how to move beyond hate attacks

 

March 31, 2022

Marita Etcubañez, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC; Michelle Kang, Secretary-General, Atlanta Korean American Committee Against Asian Hate Sung Yeon Choimorrow, Executive Director, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum; Sasanna Yee, San Francisco-based mindful movement instructor and community wellness activist

Asian American women are experiencing a fresh wave of violent, hate-related attacks. According to the web portal Stop AAPI Hate, since March 2020, there have been over 10,000 attacks, 16% of which have been physically violent. Elders were the targets in the majority of incidents. A poll commissioned by The National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum found that 70% of AAPI women voters experienced some sort of racialized harassment or

discrimination between June 2019 and January 2021. Panelists convened by Ethnic Media Services on Feb. 25 discussed the significant happenings

in the histor...



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