ABSTRACT

Over 800 COVID-19-Related Hate Incidents Against Asian Americans Take Place in California in Three Months   [open pdf - 0B]

Alternate Title: California Report: Over 800 Hate Incidents in 3 Months

From the Document: "In thirteen weeks, respondents from California reported 832 incidents of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]- related discrimination and harassment. Averaging ten per day, these reports reveal a pervasive and consistent pattern of anti-Asian American hate in this state. Additionally, Stop AAPI [Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders] Hate received reports from 34 counties, indicating a statewide problem. Breakdown of 832 reported incidents: [1] '81 incidents of physical assault' against Asian Americans were reported in California during the past 13 weeks. [2] '64 incidents suggest potential civil rights violations' against Asian Americans in California, including instances where Asian Americans were discriminated at the workplace, barred from establishments or prevented from using transportion [sic]. [3] Asian American women in California reported almost twice as many (1.7x) incidents of discrimination and harassment as men -- '360' of the 583 incidents in which individuals identified their gender 'were reported by women'. [4] '90 incidents of discrimination against elderly Asian Americans' were reported (11.2% of all incidents)."

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2020-06-30?
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Stop AAPI Hate; Chinese for Affirmative Action; Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council; San Francisco State University
Retrieved From:
Stop AAPI Hate: https://stopaapihate.org/
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