April 4th, 2021 - 8:02pm
The College of Marin Library does not tolerate hate in any way. We stand in solidarity with AAPI, BIPOC, LGBTIQ+, and all historically oppressed groups. You are our friends, our colleagues, and our community. We see you and we're with you.
The College of Marin Library has the following resources to help our community learn how to combat anti-Asian hate:
COM Library Collections:*
- Combating Anti-Asian Hate. Guide to COM Library resources and websites on anti-Asian hate.
- Unmasking Racial Politics of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Credo Reference Database.*
- Vincent Who? The Murder of a Chinese-American Man. Stream online with Kanopy.*
- The Grace Lee Project: Deconstructing an Asian-American Stereotype. Stream online with Kanopy.*
- The Slanted Screen: Hollywood's Representation of Asian Men in Film and Television. Stream online with Kanopy.*
- Slaying the Dragon: Media Stereotypes of Asian and Asian American Women. Stream online with Kanopy.*
- To Be Takei. DVD available through MARINet.*
- The Hidden Curriculum of Survival ESL. JSTOR database.*
- *Login using your MyCOM username and password.
- Anti-Asian Violence Resources. Resources to help educate others, take action, donate, and more.
- Asian American Federation. Safety resources, including "5 'D's' of Being an Upstander."
- The Asian American Commission #IAMNOTAVIRUS. Resources to help the Asian American Community amid COVID-19.
- Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN). Addresses environmental justice in immigrant and refugee communities.
- Compassion in Oakland. Provides resources for safety and community.
- Hollaback! Free bystander intervention training.
- "Stay Safe From Hate." Asian American Federation booklet.
- Stop AAPI Hate. Provides reports, press releases, and resources to the API community including a multilingual incident reporting tool.
- The 1990 Institute. Champions fair and equal treatment for Asian Americans and a constructive U.S.-China relationship.
News and Videos:
- Anti-Racism Resources to Support Asian American, Pacific Islander Community. NBC News.
- Asian Americans. PBS Film Series.
- George Takei Discussion on Award-Winning Documentary, And Then Then Came for Us. YouTube.
- This Is What No One Tells You About Being Asian in America in 2021. Huffington Post.
- 8 Actions You Can Take to Fight Anti-Asian Violence. PBS News Hour.
Bay Area Call to Action: Petitions & Volunteer Opportunities:
- Chinatown Clean Ambassador Program. Volunteer opportunity.
- Chinese for Affirmative Action. Press release.
- Love Our People, Heal Our Communities: Digital Call to Action. Recorded live streams of past day of action events.
- Oakland Chinatown Coalition. Volunteer opportunity.
Explore additional resources related to equity and anti-racism: Equity Resources at College of Marin Library
If you know of resources that the library should consider adding, please send your suggestions to email@example.com.