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A Personal Account on Anti-Asian Violence, Hatred, Grief, and Fear

Case Study

With the rise of violence, there has been a call for more policing from leaders. Increased policing, which is rooted in white supremacy and anti-Blackness, has never been the solution to racism against communities of color.

Funding Area
Child Welfare & Foster Care

Rejecting Invisibility: Adele Lee's Opening Remarks from the TRHT Emergency Town Hall: Responding to Anti-Asian Violence

The tragedy in Atlanta also brought up many suppressed feelings about my own experiences as an Asian woman — buried memories of all the times I’ve been exoticized and fetishized — as an object, not a person, as a character to some fantasy.  I’ve been asked by complete strangers what kind of sexual favors I can do for them, which anime character they think I resemble. And before I can even put together a sentence, they are quick to respond that it’s just a joke or that I should be flattered.  

Funding Area
Child Welfare & Foster Care
Community & Economic Development