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All New Yorkers deserve to feel safe going to work, getting on the subway to meet friends, or taking their kids to school.

But since January 2020, New York’s Asian communities have been violently attacked on our city’s streets, with over 2,173 attacks recorded.

However, with your support, we can fight these attacks against Asian communities through our Hope Against Hate Campaign, a landmark solution to bring immediate safety to Asian New Yorkers.

The Hope Against Hate Campaign will:
      • Establish safety ambassador programs in Asian enclaves across New York City, who will help to chaperone anxious seniors to appointments or be the point person to turn to in case of an assault;
      • Set up services to support victims in multiple languages, including a fund to help with assault-related expenses, as well as mental health support; and
      • Provide safety trainings in multiple languages. These trainings will include strategies to help bystanders intervene safely when they see someone being harassed, as well as self-defense strategies to keep ourselves safe.

With the Hope Against Hate Campaign, we are taking concrete steps to create a safer city, one in which all New York communities can thrive.

Give now so our grandmas and grandpas, families, and kids can once again feel safe in our streets.
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In Support of Asian American Federation

The Asian American Federation (AAF) is the strongest leadership organization advocating for better policies, services, and funding that lead to more justice and opportunity for 1.5 million Asian New Yorkers. And we do this work in partnership with our 70 member and partner organizations. We represent the collective interests of  Asian New Yorkers when it comes to issues of anti-Asian violence, mental health, economic empowerment, immigrant integration, and civic engagement. Our efforts ensure that the Asian community remains visible, our needs are addressed, our contributions are valued, and our stories are told. Find out more at www.aafederation.org.