The American Theatre Wing vehemently condemns the unacceptable and escalating attacks, harassment, and violence directed at people of Asian descent, including last week’s tragic shooting in Atlanta. We denounce hate crimes and racism in any form.

We stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community, and acknowledge the history and struggles deeply rooted in Anti-Asian racism. To take action with us, please use the following resources to #StopAAPIHate

Educate Yourself

Article: The long, ugly history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S.

Podcast: Self Evident: Asian America’s Stories

Doc-series: Asian Americans

Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others

National Resources

Stop AAPI Hate:
Report Hate Crimes, Resources, Bystander Intervention, and more

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association:
Provides training and mental health especially to the AAPI communities

Asian American Resource Center:
Provides classes and a re-housing program to AAPI communities

Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Hollaback:
Two organizations offering bystander intervention training

Asian Mental Health Collective:
Offers international and crisis hotlines

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance:
Builds and develops leadership in local LGBTQ+ AAPI organizations

Resources to Help Empower Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Sunrise Behavioral Health
Provides educational content, research, and programs to help improve mental health

Mental Health Resources for Young People of Color
Provides an extensive list of organizations, digital resources and videos, support groups, and therapy directories to help support the mental health of young people of color. This resource also provides a list of instagram accounts of mental health educators, therapists of color, and community support pages.