AYC is raising awareness ofanti-Asian hate through community education, engagement, and mobilization activities to empower youth and adultsto prevent, address, and heal from hate incidents. Some recent examples include:
Youth Empowerment: High school studentsworked on social justice, advocacy, and cross-cultural understanding, culminating in a series of podcasts on topics including anti-Asian hate, Black Lives Matter, immigration, and mental health through the Summer of Justice: Pass the Mic summer program. Youth podcasts can be found here.
Anti-Asian Hate Project: In partnership with LA vs. Hate, AYC will continue to create and support local community events, public art, and social media outreach working to increase awareness about hate and build community, such as LA vs Hate’s Stronger Together mural project by local artist MariNaomi.
Community Survey: In partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, AYC surveyed the San Gabriel Valley to gauge community concerns about safety and to inform future work addressing anti-Asian hate.
Bystander Intervention Trainings: Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angelespartnered with AYC to deliver Bystander Intervention Trainings for residents in SanGabriel Valley. AYC translated the curriculum into Chinese and trainings in Chinese and English can be accessed here.
Teacher Training Planned for 2022:Includes youth from the Summer of Justice program hosting diversity trainingsfor faculty on their own campuses.
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Ways to donate:
Please make checks made payable to Asian Youth Center and mail to:
Asian Youth Center Attn: Development Team 100 West Clary Avenue San Gabriel CA 91776
AYC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN #33-0383691). Your donation may be tax-deductible. Please see your accountant for details.
Other Ways to Give:
IN-KIND DONATIONS Make a donation of food, snacks, toys, books, educational materials, computers, software, office supplies, cars/vans and other items. Sponsor a field trip or basketball tournament. Make a financial donation to support program activities.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org call323-536-1381 if you are interested in donating goods or services.