San Francisco Police Department Partners with Yellow Whistle ProjectThe San Francisco Police Department this week announced a partnership with a local organization on a campaign that aims to help Asian residents feels safer in response to hate crimes being reported at unprecedented levels.
'Epidemic of Hate;' California AG Bonta Releases New Data On Surging Hate CrimesHate crimes in California have reached their highest level in more than a decade, particularly in the Asian community which has seen hate crimes more than double in 2020, according to new data unveiled Wednesday by Attorney General Rob Bonta.
SamTrans Unveils Unity Artwork Adorning Buses, Shelters To Stand Against RacismSamTrans this week launched a series of anti-racism artwork that is being displayed on the transit agency's buses and shelters around San Mateo County.
UPDATE: Congress OKs Bill to Fight Hate Crimes Against Asian AmericansCongress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic.
Asian American Attacks: Local FBI Agents Encourage Oakland Victims to Step ForwardOn the heels of a public campaign encouraging victims of hate crimes to come forward and report them, the FBI on Thursday focused efforts in Oakland.
AAPI State Lawmakers Seek $200 Million For Fighting Hate CrimesA caucus of Asian and Pacific Islander state lawmakers announced Wednesday that they were pushing for $200 million over the next three years to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans.
Asian American Attacks: FBI San Francisco Division Targets Hate Crime Surge With More Resources, Public OutreachThe FBI San Francisco Division was unveiling a new strategy to target the surge of hate crimes in Northern California, the agency announced Thursday.
U.S. Senate Passes Hate Crimes Bill Addressing Rise In Attacks Against AsiansThe Senate voted 94-1 Thursday to approve anti-Asian hate crimes legislation aimed at expanding the federal government's efforts to address the recent rise in these crimes.
Bay Area College Students Speak Out About Experiencing Anti-Asian RacismSan Francisco State University students are speaking out about their own experiences with anti-Asian racism in light of recent attacks.
Bay Area DJs Spin for Asian American SupportA new campaign called "Spread Love, Stop The Hate" to fight xenophobia and racism kicked off this weekend online. 40 DJs from around the globe including Golden State Warriors' DJ D Sharp are performing on the Twitch platform over 3 days.
Victims Of Anti-Asian Attacks Across The Country Reflect On Violence During The Pandemic
Facebook Leader Calls For Silicon Valley, Public To Confront Asian Hate CrimesAn Asian-American Facebook executive spoke out Sunday, saying the recent surge of violence against Asians is a painful reminder of the hate crime his own grandfather experienced decades ago.
California Allocates $1.4 Million To Track And Stop Attacks Against Asian AmericansLawmakers in California this week allocated $1.4 million in state funds to help Asian Americans report hate incidents after a string of recent violent attacks in the Bay Area and across the state.
Police Arrest Berkeley Man Who Allegedly Posted "Disturbing" Threats Against AsiansA Berkeley man was arrested Monday in connection with criminal threats made on social media that were investigated as a hate crime.
Oakland Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Made Online Threats To Asian AmericansAmid a surge of violence targeting Asian-Americans, the Oakland Police Department announced late Monday they have arrested a Berkeley resident for allegedly posting online threats against the community.