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October 22, 2023 | Shout-out to Burlingame High School and the San Mateo Union High School District for promoting such a wonderful resource! It’s important for people to know that they have somewhere to turn to in face of hate. Students especially benefit from the CA vs Hate hotline due to the discriminatory bullying that plagues schools.
October 21, 2023 | We’re proud to support California vs Hate and celebrate our state’s vibrant Latino/e/x community during Latino Heritage Month. Together, we can reject hate and uplift all of our communities. Get resources and support at CAvsHate.org. Also, stay tuned for our efforts for United Against Hate Week in November!
October 17, 2023 | The YAC is an advocacy and advisory program where youth can develop their skills in community engagement, digital organizing, leadership, and campaign literacy. Participants will advise on how to combat race-based bullying with adult allies for the Right Our Story campaign. Their voices pave the way for culture-shifting conversations, direct action, and community building to help create a world without bullying.
By Alexis Santosa | My name is Alexis Santosa, and as a young generation, I believe it is our job to raise awareness and find solutions that can help us live in harmony with the rest of the world. I hope that with this poem I wrote from my experiences, the readers may truly understand what it’s like to experience Asian hate first-hand. May this poem bring everyone together, hand in hand, to keep any other hearts from being broken.
I was fluent in my mother tongue – Hindi. I didn’t think about the words before saying them; they flowed effortlessly. We lived in Mumbai at that time. I easily conversed with people in the park or at the local store. As easily as a four-year-old could. I understood every word and had the perfect pronunciation.
September 17, 2023 | AYR was selected as a grant recipient for the CA vs Hate Campaign launch through the California Civil Rights Department. The campaign launched a hotline for anyone to report hate incidents (this includes bullying at school). The California vs Hate campaign is partnering up with activists and cities across the state for United Against Hate Week (UAHW) this upcoming November 12-18th. UAHW is a statewide coalition of civic leaders and activists working together to empower local residents to take action against hate – with an ultimate goal of building inclusive and equitable communities. It encourages seven days of local civic action by people in every community, including hosting events, sharing stories, attending rallies, connecting with local institutions and more.
September 17, 2023 | AYR is Seeking speakers for event in SoCal! We are honored to join the California Civil Rights Department Community Conflict Resolution Unit (CCRU) and the California Commission on the State of Hate for the 3rd Annual Youth Forum. We have limited spots for speakers (presenting our AYR presentation). RSVP to email@example.com to participate. Anyone can RSVP to attend and there is no cost for tickets.What: 3rd Annual CA Commission on the State of Hate Youth Forum. Several youth communities are sending speakers to speak at the forum. Black, Muslim, and immigrant populations are sending youth groups. AYR will represent the AAPI community. each of 4-5 student groups would have approximately 15 minutes to speak on a topic to share data and their communities’ experience as survivors of hate. When: November 3rd, time TBD Where: Los Angeles, CA. Specific location TBD
By Kaleb Condez “After the Bell Rings” addresses various problems that teenagers face, including hunger and abuse. In addition, this original poem reminds readers to always be kind, because you never know what someone might be going through. It’s 3 o’clock, school is out Middle school is difficult, without a doubt Now back home withContinue reading “After the Bell Rings”
September 14, 2023 | Our partner organization, the 1990 Institute, has announced their third 2023 Teachers Workshop, called “Teaching Asian American Narratives through Literature,” on September 27 at 3:30pm PT/6:30pm ET on a transformative journey that can help teachers shape the future of education. Check out this information document for additional details about the event.