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Washington Teens to Supply Over 30,000 Masks to Frontline Medical Workers

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The Washington Youth for Masks initiative started by Angelina Chin, an Issaquah High junior, is raising funds and securing personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical professionals in their battle against COVID-19.

Chin founded the initiative on March 29 with three of her friends, Claire Kang, Faith Lee, and Isha Rudramurthy, all belonging to Issaquah High.

#HateIsAVirus Creators Talk About Tackling Racism and Hate Against Asian Americans

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As Asians and Asian Americans are targeted by racism and xenophobia around the world, one campaign is calling out the hate and raising more than $1 million to support small Asian-owned businesses.

The social media campaign making #HateIsAVirus trend is encouraging people from all over to post photos of themselves wearing a mask to show that the virus does not discriminate and affects everyone.