Official Press Statements & Testimony
(March 26, 2021) The Time is Now: #StopAsianHate Asian American Day of Action and Healing
(March 18, 2021) CKA Statement – Congressional Hearing on “Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans”
(March 17, 2021) Council of Korean Americans Mourns Victims of Atlanta Shootings
(February 21, 2021) CKA Condemns Rise in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
CKA in the Media (Atlanta – 03.16.21)
The Council of Korean Americans has been compiling news, quotes, resources, and updates from both the local Atlanta community and national news outlets.
(March 18, 2021) Newsweek – Atlanta Attack Exposes Dangerous Sexualization of Asian Women
(March 17, 2021) NBC News – Asian Americans are both grieving and angry over Atlanta-area killings
(March 17, 2021) OTL News – Asian Americans both mourning and angry over Atlanta-area murders
(March 17, 2021) Faith4 – 미주한인위원회(CKA) 애틀랜타 총기난사 사건의 희생자를 애도합니다
(March 18, 2021) The Atlanta Korean American Committee against Asian Hate Crime – Statement on 03/16/2021 shooting (in Korean).
(March 17, 2021) Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta – Georgia’s Asian American Leaders Call for Community-Centered Response After Six Asian Women Are Murdered (Korean Version)
The Council of Korean Americans (CKA) has compiled a working list of fundraisers, resources, and organizations that are addressing the Atlanta tragedy and anti-Asian violence at large.
GOFUNDME LINKS FOR ATLANTA VICTIMS & FAMILIES
- AAPI Community Fund (Support AAPI Organizations)
KOREAN & ASIAN AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS TO FOLLOW & SUPPORT
REPORT AAPI HATE INCIDENTS
- Stand Against Hatred (by AAJC)
- AAPI Hate Incident Form (by OCA National)
- Report a Discriminatory Incident (by Anti-Defamation League)
- Call or write your U.S. House Representative and U.S. Senators to support the legislation above.
- Participate in today’s #StopAsianHate Day of Action and vigil. Resources and social media toolkit available on the official website.
- Join CKA, KAC-Metro Atlanta, and Korean American organizations across the country for a Worldwide vigil honoring the Atlanta victims today at 7:30 pm ET.
- Join the Statement in Solidarity with the Georgia Community organized by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta and the Georgia NAACP.
- Share media resources prepared by the Asian American Journalists Association.
- Support the Atlanta community and the victims with the AAPI Leaders Table.
- Sign up to provide pro bono legal services and support with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
- Urge your company, association, and organization to issue a statement against Asian hate.
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice AAJC & iHollaback: Anti-harassment & bystander intervention training
- Asian American Federation: Stay Safe from Hate Guides (in 5 languages)
- APALA: #WeKeepUsSafe Resource Guide on Anti-Asian Violence
- PBS: Asian Americans documentary is available to stream for free
- NBC News: The model minority myth says all Asians are successful. Why that’s dangerous.
- NPR’s Code Switch: Screams & Silence – Asian American activists, professors, and organizers on anti-Asian hate crimes in the aftermath of Atlanta shootings
- NY Mag: 68 Ways to Donate to Support Asian Communities
- How to Protect Your Mental Health While Fighting Racial Injustice
- Mental Health and Wellness Resources for Students of Color
- Watch “Asian Americans” by PBS, a 5-hr educational series.