Resources for Asian-Americans & Pacific Islanders & How Allies can Support AAPI

Here are a few ways you can show up for our Asian community.
| By Lilly Joynes

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Asian people of many origins have faced increased racism, violence, and discrimination. As creators, we should be especially offended by this abhorrent trend. Much of this hate has been created and/or driven by incredibly biased and inaccurate media sources. Make sure you take time to examine your own work. Who does it uplift? Who does it vilify? What values does it demonstrate?

Here are a few ways you can show up for our Asian community

Just for AAPI

Asian American Arts Alliance COVID-19 Resources

AANHPI Service Providers by state—mental health and behavioral services for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Asian Mental Health Collective—APISAA Therapist Directory

Detox Local—An extensive list of mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (Asian-American & Pacific Islander) community, including youth and LGBTQ+ AAPI.

50 Free Anti-Racism and Mental Health Resources



61 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian Communities

Allyship Resources

Show Up: Your Guide to Bystander Intervention

Free Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment; More dates for free bystander intervention training

Workplace poster from the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (AFL-CIO)

Interrupting Bias: Calling Out vs. Calling In — Use these phrases to stop racism when you see it!

Resources to Help Empower Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

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