Anti-Asian Bias Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources to Address Anti-Asian Bias

The recent pandemic has led to a rise of anti-Asian bias, hate, harassment, and violence. Below are tools and resources students, staff, faculty, and community members can use in or outside the classroom or in their daily lives. The purpose of these documents is to self-empower individuals to investigate, unlearn, and relearn and use new information or knowledge to address anti-Asian bias.

(This is not an exhaustive list, so if you find a resource that should be added, please email MMARTELL@uic.edu.)

To view a printable version of this page, visit https://go.uic.edu/aab.

TOOLS

You are encouraged to use these videos and discussion prompts on anti-Asian bias to fosters discussions in your classroom, workplace, or organization.

Videos 

Teach-In Video on “Yellow Peril and COVID-19” by the Asian and Asian American Student Collective and Global Asian Studies faculty

(00:00 - 33:00 minutes focus on historical anti-Asian exclusionary acts and the racialization of diseases and 34:00 - 60:00 minutes focus on U.S. Asian American movements and the UIC Asian American student movements)

https://fb.watch/40U61XWMGN/

Asian Americans on Facing Racism During COVID-19 by Asian Boss
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGRu4_ox8ks&t=2s 

Discussion Prompts (after watching videos and exploring resources) https://go.uic.edu/discuss

Solidarity Statement and Images 
To view AARCC's Solidarity Statement image or to create your own, visit http://go.uic.edu/solidarity.

 

RESOURCES

For Students

Victims of Crime and Safety Concerns - Office of the Dean of Students - (312)-996-4857 - dos@uic.edu or visit - https://dos.uic.edu/student-assistance/health-personal-concerns/victims-of-crime-and-safety-concerns/

UIC students, staff, and faculty can report an incident of bias at https://dos.uic.edu/diversity-education/bias-reporting-prevention/

U & I Care - Office of the Dean of Students - https://dos.uic.edu/student-assistance/uicare/

For Staff and Faculty

Teaching Against Racism - UIC Global Asian Studies - https://glas.uic.edu/career-and-resources/teaching-against-racism/

UIC students, staff, and faculty can report an incident of bias at https://dos.uic.edu/diversity-education/bias-reporting-prevention/

Assisting a Distressed Student - Office of the Dean of Students - (312)-996-4857 - dos@uic.edu or visit -https://dos.uic.edu/student-assistance/faculty-staff-resources/ 

For Community Members

-Hate Crimes

Report hate crime incidents to the Illinois Attorney General’s Civil Rights Hotline at 1-877-581-3692 or fill out a hate crime complaint form at - https://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/rights/civilrights.html

Stand Against Hatred – https://www.standagainsthatred.org/

Stop AAPI Hate – https://stopaapihate.org/

-Various

Local resources (visit the AARCC Community Resources page) – https://aarcc.uic.edu/resources-2/community-resources/

-Trainings

Bystander Intervention Trainings - Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago - antihate@advancingjustice-chicago.org or visit https://www.advancingjustice-chicago.org/what-we-do/bystander-intervention-trainings/

Active Bystander Skills for Stopping Anti-Asian Hate - Defend Yourself - https://defendyourself.org/find-a-class/#activebystander 

Empowerment & Self-Defense for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans - Defend Yourself - https://defendyourself.org/find-a-class/#empowerment

-Legal Services

CAIR-Chicago - https://www.cairchicago.org/ or (312)-212-1520

CARPLS - Cook County Free Legal Service Hotline - (312)-738-9200

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights - https://www.clccrul.org/get-help

-Health Services

Asian Human Services - https://www.ahschicago.org/healthcare/ or call their Crisis Hotline at (773)-293-8488

Hamdard Health - https://www.hamdardcenter.org/community-services/ or call (773)-465-4600