More than any other racial or ethnic group in the Sacramento area, Asian Americans believe that more has to be done to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Asian Americans have experienced higher levels of racism and xenophobia since the pandemic began in March.
Manjusha Kulkarni, Executive Director of the Council said this could explain the higher overall levels of concern currently being seen in the Asian American community.
“Seventy-five percent of Asian Americans are concerned that they will be targets or victims of COVID-19-related hate incidents.
“I think we help out and do fundraising events for people internationally, anywhere there’s help needed, we always step up and do our part,” she said.