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Asian Americans: Advancing Justice

equityy resourcesThe Athens Regional Library System embraces diversity, inclusion, and social justice. These are a part of our organizational values and at the heart of our public services. We support the members of our communities who are in pain, those who are on a quest to educate themselves around the issues of race, and those wondering how to talk with children and young people about these issues. To help with those endeavors, we have developed the following list of resources. We will be adding to this list as the days go by. 

Asian Americans: Advancing Justice

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      • In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback!, an organization whose aim is to end harassment in all forms, has partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice|AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment https://www.ihollaback.org/bystanderintervention/
      • Links to resources and news about anti-Asian racism, compiled by the HAAPI Employee Resource Group at Flexport  https://anti-asianviolenceresources.carrd.co/
      • Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC advocates for the advance of civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Learn what you can do to stand up against anti-Asian hate  Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC 
      • Report anti-Asian discrimpation and read stories of those who have experienced it at Stand Against Hatred
      • South Asian Amer­i­cans Lead­ing Togeth­er (SAALT) is a nation­al, non­par­ti­san, non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion that fights for racial jus­tice and advo­cates for the civ­il rights of all South Asians in the United States. https://saalt.org/

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