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Report: A third of Asians in San Gabriel Valley experienced anti-Asian hate during the pandemic

San Gabriel Survey
  • About a third of Asian Americans in California’s San Gabriel Valley said they or their family members have experienced anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released by Advancing Justice - Los Angeles on Wednesday.
  • About 37% of survey respondents “noticed an increase in racial discrimination or harassment in their community since the COVID-19 outbreak.”
  • Almost half “feel less safe in their community” than before the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • About 55% “do not feel there is support in their community for victims of racial discrimination or harrassment.”
  • Almost 60% of survey applicants said “they changed how they feel and behave when they leave their home.”

Advancing Justice – Los Angeles released a community survey on Wednesday that gives insight into the anti-Asian racism in California’s San Gabriel Valley.

About a third of Asian Americans in San Gabriel Valley said they or their family members have experienced anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Stop Hate Survey. Most of those who have experienced anti-Asian hate said the attacks also involved verbal abuse.