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ACTION

Name and address moments of anti-AAPI sentiment, discrimination, and microaggressions against the AAPI community. 

Report instances of anti-AAPI assault and crimes: StopAAPIHate.org. Additionally, here is a link to UCLA’s Multilingual Resource Hub, which includes multilingual resources related to reporting crimes (and additional multilingual COVID19 resources). 

Support organizations combating racism against the API community, such as:

Hate is a Virus

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Anti-Asian Violence Resources: https://anti-asianviolenceresources.carrd.co/


ADOPTEE RESOURCES

Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH)  -  http://www.katchicago.com/

Adoptees for Justice - https://adopteesforjustice.org/

PACT: An Adoption Alliance - https://www.pactadopt.org/app/servlet/HomePage

C.A.S.E. (Center for Adoption Support and Education-webinars, recommendations for family movies, includes the W.I.S.E. Up Program) - https://adoptionsupport.org/ 

Outsiders Within, edited by Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah, and Sun Yung Shin - https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/outsiders-within

How Would My White Adoptive Family Think About Anti-Asian Racism? https://time.com/5948949/anti-asian-racism-white-adoptive-family/

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung -  https://nicolechung.net/

Nicole Chung - https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jun/27/nicole-chung-if-my-life-were-fiction-you-would-not-believe-it

The B.E.A.T. - http://www.adoptionbeat.org/

Adopteen -  https://www.facebook.com/ilikeadopteen

ICAV Inter-country Adoptee Voices - https://intercountryadopteevoices.com/

KAAN Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network - https://www.wearekaan.org/about-kaan

The Adoptive Parents’ Responsibility when Parenting a Child of a Different Race Written in 2011 and still timely today - https://adoptioncouncil.org/publications/adoption-advocate-no-146/

Beneath the Mask: Adoption though the Eyes of Adolescents - https://adoptioncouncil.org/publications/adoption-advocate-no-124/

The Impact of Adoption on Teen Identity Formation - https://adoptioncouncil.org/publications/adoption-advocate-no-149/

Below the Surface by Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg: A self-evaluative guide for anyone considering adoption across racial or cultural lines  - https://library.childwelfare.gov/cbgrants/ws/library/docs/cb_grants/Blob/31299.pdf;jsessionid=6DA86BAD2F64199AAFCC764C09923591?rpp=25&upp=0&w=NATIVE%28%27grant_state+%3D+%27%27CA%27%27%27%29&m=26


ARTICLES

Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked. Why Are Hate Crime Charges So Rare - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/18/nyregion/asian-hate-crimes.html?smid=url-share

"I Will Not Stand Silent." 10 Asian Americans Reflect on Racism during the Pandemic and the Need for Equality.

How to Disrupt a System That Was Built to Hold You Back (hbr.org)

As Coronavirus Spreads, So Does Anti-Chinese Racism - Teen Vogue Article by Sara Li

Rebecca Atkins Blog - https://www.counselorup.com/blog/interrupting-racism

Time Magazine's Ideas - Race - By Nicole Chung, March 2021


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Race, Diversity, & Inclusion Resources for Parents & Caregivers — Chicago Children's Museum

Resources from Learning for Justice (Formerly Teaching Tolerance)

Center for Racial Justice in Education - https://centerracialjustice.org/resources/resources-for-talking-about-race-racism-and-racialized-violence-with-kids/ 

Anti-Defamation League - Resources for educators and families to discuss biases and support students https://www.adl.org/education-and-resources/resources-for-educators-parents-families

Teaching Tolerance - Resources and lessons for educators, including professional development https://www.tolerance.org/


BOOKS

Interrupting Racism: Equity and Social Justice in School Counseling by Rebecca Atkins and Alicia Oglesby

Invisible Asians, by Kim Park Nelson: https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/invisible-asians/9780813570686

Voices from Another Place - https://www.amazon.com/Voices-Another-Place-Collection-Generation/dp/0963847244

Once They Hear My Name: Korean Adoptees and Their Journey to Identity by Ellen Lee, Marilyn Lammert and Mary Ann Hess (2008) - https://www.amazon.com/Once-They-Hear-My-Name/dp/0979375606/

Parenting in the Eye of the Storm by Katie Naftzger (2017) - https://www.amazon.com/Parenting-Eye-Storm-Adoptive-Navigating/dp/1785927019

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Verrier (1993) - https://www.amazon.com/Primal-Wound-Understanding-Adopted-Child/dp/0963648004

Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning’s Exploration of Solidarity by Cathy Park Hong


PODCASTS

Code Switch https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch

Adopted Feels Podcast

Adapted Podcast

AdopteeBridge


TOOLKITS

Act to Change: “The Racism is a Virus Toolkit” 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Toolkit

Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit


VIDEO & FILM

Leigh Ann Erickson: What Should We Teach Our White Students?” Leigh Ann Erickson, 2019 National Teacher Leadership Conference - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwK3_KistZ8 

Deann Borshey Liem films: https://www.newday.com/filmmaker/89

Feature Film: A Simple Piece of Paper


WEBSITES

http://www.adoptionbeat.org/being-asian-during-covid

https://www.cradle.org/blog/adoption-and-identity-intertwined