AAPI Student Resources

In light of recent events and horrific acts of violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, we have compiled a list of resources to support AAPI students in our medical campus community and help fight against anti-Asian racism.

Resources:

BU Today: Be an Ally: How to Help Fight Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia

Boston University Chinese Student Association: Instagram

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UConn AAASI: Mental Wellness Activity Book for Asian Americans

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance: Covid-19 Information

Online Counseling Programs: How to Protect Your Mental Health While Fighting Racial Injustice

Online Counseling Programs: Mental Health Resources for Young People of Color

Asian American Organizing Project

Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit

Resources — The AAPI COVID-19 Project

Articles:

Boston Globe: For young Asian Americans like me, the rise in hate crimes reinforces a lifetime of racial trauma

TIME: The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Anti-Asian Violence and Hate Crimes

The Conversation: The long history of US racism against Asian Americans, from ‘yellow peril’ to ‘model minority’ to the ‘Chinese virus’

Truthout: The Asian American Reply to Pandemic-Era Racism Must Be Cross-Racial Solidarity

BUMC student organizations:

Minority and International Scientists Organization

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (BUSM)

 

If you have any ideas for additional resources to support our AAPI community at GMS, please contact smfrazie@bu.edu.