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“A Word” – Short Film Illustrates The Power of Words and Brings Awareness to Causes of Rising Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Call It COVID, a group that aims to fight Anti-Asian violence, posted “A Word”, a spoken-word film. The short film discusses the effects of certain “words” and “phrases” such as “the China Virus” and how it has damaged the nation and Asian American communities. The film aims to bring awareness to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The message condemns …

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As City Nears 50,000 Vaccinations, City of Seattle Partners With Seattle Visiting Nurse Association and Seattle Colleges to Open Community Vaccination Hub in North Seattle

Community Vaccination Hub at North Seattle College Will Be Fourth City-Affiliated Fixed Vaccination Site Site Has Initial Capacity for 1,170 Vaccinations Per Week, Could Scale Up to 6,400, Supply Permitting SEATTLE (March 31, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City is helping to support a new Community Vaccination Hub operated by Seattle Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates for Washington State: Phase Finder Close Out

State of Washington will no longer require Phase Finder to verify vaccine eligilities. In order to get as many vulnerable members of the community vaccinated as possible, the state has removed Phase Finder to speed up the process. The Phase Finder will be replaced by Vaccine Locator to help Washington residents learn about eligibilities and schedule an appointment. LanguageVaccine LocatorEnglishhttps://VaccineLocator.doh.wa.govSimplified …

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Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Unfortunately, anti-Asian and Asian American racism and xenophobia is not a new phenomenon. It has been part of American history for a long time, and it has manifested …

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Crossings TV Special Report : Stop AAPI Hate – Sacramento Leaders Respond to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Asian American Leaders in Sacramento Respond to the rising Hate Crimes against the Asian American community and the recent Atlanta shootings. Leaders call for action and unity to #StopAAPIHATE. Leaders Dr. Richard Pan, My Sister’s House, Darrell Steinberg and more spoke to their community in regards to the racist attacks.

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Los Angeles Civil Rights – No Place for Hate Live Conversation

Los Angeles Civil Rights hosts No Place for Hate with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Mike Feuer of L.A. City Attorney’s Office, Councilmember Nithya Raman of Los Angeles City Council District 4, Chief Bea Girmala of LAPD Headquarters and Manjusha Kulkarni of Stop AAPI Hate / Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council for an event about resources for reporting hate crimes, tools for victims, communities and allies, and avenues toward …

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OCA Sacramento – “Actions Not Statements”Sacramento Leadership’s Response to Anti-Asian Hate

ACTIONS NOT STATEMENTS: Sacramento Leadership’s Response to Anti-Asian HateJoin us to speak out on our community concerns and hear from local Leaders Register at: tinyurl.com/actionsnotstatements Guest Speakers:Dr Richard Pan – SenatorDarrell Steinberg – Mayor of SacramentoAnne Marie Schubert – Sacramento County’s District AttorneyChief Daniel Hahn – Sacramento Police Department***Submit your questions for the guest speakers when you register for the Zoom …

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San Mateo County targets COVID in hard hit ZIP with first walk-up clinic

Vaccination clinic requires no appointments and expands to include restaurant workers DALY CITY – San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David J. Canepa made the following statement today regarding the county’s first walk-up, no appointment needed free COVID vaccination clinic that expands to include restaurant workers. The clinic starts at 1 p.m., the Pacelli Event Center, 145 Lake Merced …

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Statement from AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Condemning Surge in Pandemic-Related Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to newly compiled data showing a spike last year—in some cases by triple digits—in anti-Asian hate crimes in 16 of the nation’s largest cities. The March 2 analysis comes from the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, based on preliminary police data. The …

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California on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply

California to Move to Single Statewide Vaccine Eligibility Standard on March 1, Eliminating Confusion Caused by Varying County Standards State Vaccine Network Transition begins in phases starting March 1; Full Operation Expected by End of March My Turn to Become Leading Source for Scheduling Appointments Over Time SACRAMENTO –Taking another step to fulfill Gov. Gavin Newsom’s charge to build a …

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