While anti-Asian racism, intersecting with sexism, is nothing new in the U.S., the horrendous murders in Atlanta and rise in violence against Asian-Americans in the last year have cast a painful light on the serious work we have to do. Putting an end to racism, sexism, exploitation, marginalization and violence must be at the heart of the climate movement. 

On a personal level, the trauma and emotional toll this violence takes on targeted groups is heavy. Many of us are feeling shaken up, heartbroken and enraged. We want to make sure we support each other here in the Bay Area, both in the way that we plan and execute our actions, and the way we interact on a personal level.

If you would like to help and increase your awareness, here are some resources.