10 organizations to donate to in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities
Hundreds of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are turning to social media to air their anger, sadness, fear and hopelessness amid the rise in hate crimes against their community.
The hashtag #StopAsianHate was a top trending topic on Twitter hours after the March 16 fatal shootings at Atlanta-area massage parlors.
Here are some organizations supporting the Asian American and Pacific Islander community you can donate to:
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
The mission of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.
Asian American Advocacy Fund
The Asian American Advocacy Fund is a nonprofit dedicated to building a progressive Asian American base in Georgia and fighting for all communities.
Asian American Journalists Association
Asian American Journalists Association works to bring together Asian journalists and professionals to diversify newsrooms and ensure equal and fair media coverage.
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund protests and protects the legal rights of Asian Americans.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance addresses workplace issues and advocates for members’ civil and human rights.
Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council
Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council is a coalition of community-based organizations that advocates for the rights and needs of the Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum
The mission of National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum is to build collective power with Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls to gain full agency over their lives, families, and communities.
Red Canary Song
Red Canary Song is a grassroots collective that supports Asian and migrant sex workers across the country, including offering legal help.
South Asian Americans Leading Together
South Asian Americans Leading Together looks to elevate South Asian voices and perspectives in the U.S.
Stop AAPI Hate
Stop AAPI Hate is a nonprofit social organization that runs the Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center which tracks incidents of discrimination, hate and xenophobia against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
If you or someone you know needs support after experiencing race-related bias, discrimination or violence, you can contact Asian Americans Advancing Justice at (202) 296-2300 or contact the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) at 212-549-2500.