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Policy Recommendations for Addressing Hate Violence

March 19, 2021 Guides & Reports

The history of hate violence against Asian Americans is a long and ugly one. Unfortunately, attacks against Asian Americans have been on the rise due to a climate of fear, xenophobia, and racism during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been perpetuated by the highest echelons of government. This policy recommendations guide is a collaborative effort by Asian American-serving organizations to provide forward-thinking and practical policy solutions to address violence against Asian American communities for policymakers, survivors, and allies.

This policy guide focuses on community-centered solutions to interpersonal hate violence, rather than funneling yet more resources to law enforcement agencies and incarceration that already consume government budgets.

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