Asian American and Pacific Islander groups have launched a reporting tool for people to report coronavirus-related racist acts.
This site is protected by recaptchaThe groups say they plan to use the information to create targeted education and media campaigns, provide resources to those affected and advocate for policies to curb racial profiling.
Asians across the globe have reported experiencing xenophobia as a result of coronavirus fears, with several incidents involving physical harassment.
The two groups want to offer support and resources for the Asian Americans and advocate for the community with local, state and federal officials.
“We hope members of the AAPI community will report incidents they have experienced, which may range from microaggressions to incidents of racial profiling to hate violence,” Kulkarni said.