COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Stop AAPI Hate and Oakland Chinatown Safety Resource List

As a member of the Oakland Chinatown Coalition, we’ve been getting an amazing outpour of questions and inquiries about how to support Chinatown through these increased violent crimes against our seniors and small businesses. If you or someone you know is interested in wanting to help, get involved, or otherwise stay informed about community-based response efforts that are looking to address the systemic issues we’re facing, please utilize our resource list below:

 

SAFETY TRAINING

Free Bystander Intervention

Free AAPI Personal Safety Training

 

Supporting Georgia’s AAPI Community

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta – Support Georgia’s AAPI Community

Georgia AAPI Community Resources Offering Form

GoFundMe for Hyun Jung Kim, Victim in Atlanta Shooting

GoFundMe for Suncha Kim, Victim in Atlanta Shooting

COMMUNITY FUNDS/FOUNDATIONS TO DONATE TO:

Oakland Chinatown Ambassador Program & Victims Fund

Hella Heart Oakland Giving Circle

AAPIs for Civic Empowerment Education Fund

National CAPACD AAPI Community Resilience Fund

Community Health for Asian Americans

Relief for VACCEB — Fire at Clinton Park

 

MEDICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Asian Health Services

Asian Community Mental Health Services

Asian Mental Health Project

Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum

East Bay Art Therapy

Kaiser Permanente’s AAPI Mental Health Webinar

 

LEGAL SERVICES

API Legal Outreach

Bay Area Legal Aid


READING LISTS ON ANTI-ASIAN VIOLENCE SHARED BY DVAN
History of Asian Americans

Asian/Pacific Islander American Women: A Historical Anthology, edited by Shirley Hune and Gail Nomura
Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire, edited by Sonia Shah
Laura Huyn Yi Kang, Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women
Eliza Noh. Asian American Women and Suicide (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J015v30n03_08)
Cathy Park Hong. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
Sucheng Chan. Asian Americans: An Interpretive History
Robert G. Lee. Orientals: Asian Americans in Popular Culture  
Erika Lee. The Making of Asian America: A History
Ron Takaki. A History of Asian Americans: Strangers From A Different Shore
Gary Okihiro. Margins and Mainstreams:  Asians in American History and Culture
Gary Okihiro. Common Ground: Reimagining American History
Asian American Center for Advancing Justice. A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans in the United States
Michael Omi and Howard Winant. Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the 1990s
Yến Lê Espiritu. Asian American Panethnicity: Bridging Institutions and Identities
George Lipsitz. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
Will Kimlicka. Multicultural Citizenship
Rosalind S. Chou & Joe R. Feagin. The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism

Ethnic-Specific Issues

Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora; edited by Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Myriam Lam, Lan Duong, and Cathy Nguyen
Nayan Shah. Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco’s Chinatown  
Arissa Oh. To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of Korean Adoption
Sucheng Chan. The Vietnamese American 1.5 generation
Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and The Memory of War
Catherine Ceniza Choy. Empire of Care: Nursing and Migration in Filipino American History
Shamita D. Dasgupta. Body Evidence: Intimate Violence against South Asian American Women
Grace M. Cho. Haunting The Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War

Asian American Literature that Addresses Race

Thi Bui, The Best We Could Do
Bao Phi. Sông I Sing
Carlos Bulosan. America Is in the Heart
Adrian Tomine. Shortcomings
Julie Otsuka. When the Emperor Was Divine
Fae Myenne Ng. Bone
Chang-rae Lee. Coming Home Again
Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior
John Okada, No-No Boy
Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies
Aimee Phan, We Should Never Meet: Stories
R. Zamora Linmark, Rolling the R’s
Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese
Hisaye Yamamoto. Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories
Chang-rae Lee. A Gesture Life
Karen Tei Yamahita. I Hotel
Andrew Pham. Catfish and Mandala
Lung Ung. First They Killed My Father


LEARN ABOUT COMMUNITY APIA CO-CONSPIRATORS & ALLIES

Councilmember Nikki Bas

Chef Tu David Phu

Hip Hop For Change

Healing Equity United

Oakland Roots

Tuk Tuk Box

Pixar

Amyris

Click on “LEARN MORE” to access additional community resources.

OACC Represents Chinatown Area Cohorts for Howard Terminal proposal Community Benefits Agreement (CBA)
OACC represents the Chinatown area as a member of the Community Benefits Agreement Planning Group.  OACC strives for an informed, transparent and inclusive drafting CBA process that provides communities marginalized by discrimination and neglect with structural, long-term opportunities and improvements commensurate with the scope of the entire Howard Terminal development.