All posts by Mary Hess

Kamloops

This is a name that will persist in agony. It is the name whereby a residential school in British Columbia is known, a school where the remains of 215 children were found buried in unmarked graves.

As we struggle to engage the deep wound that this discovery makes clear, we also have to recognize how deep the wounding of indigenous communities by Christian communities who operated residential schools remains.

In the days to come we will post more resources, but here is a basic set to begin with.

Resources for Engaging Anti-Asian Racism

Our hearts continue to break, this time in relation to the shootings in Atlanta. Here are some resources for engaging in fighting racism that are specific to Asian and Asian American communities:

Stop AAPI Hate: www.stopaapihate.org

Asian Pacific Environmental Network: http://apen4ej.org/

Asian Americans Advancing Justice: https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/

Asian Mental Health Collective: https://www.asianmhc.org/

Children’s book on fighting anti-Asian racism during COVID-19: https://www.youngproudsungjee.com/

House Judiciary holds a hearing on the history of anti-Asian discrimination and rise in anti-Asian hate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=547JYf-VA_Q