Link to read article Recap: Taking Action in Response to Emerging Threats to the AAPI Community 

In 2017, for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Members of Congress and civil rights and immigration experts convened to discuss pressing issues affecting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. this article provides a summary of discussion and who was present.

Additional Resources:

  • Track Hate: Multiple organizations are tracking hate incidents and encouraging community members to speak out and report such incidents. You can find SAALT’s hate crime tracker at and on social media using #TrackHate.
  • Know Your Rights: Seek out local Know Your Rights trainings and forums in your area, and share resources from NCAPA members, available in Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Nepali, Punjabi, Urdu, Vietnamese and Spanish.
  • People Power: The ACLU created for people across the country to post and find action events to participate in.

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