san gabriel valley
- 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.