Impact and Identity

Stop Asian Hate: A Resources List

Words by Sara Harowitz

Illustration by Cherry Lee

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, harassment and violence towards visible minorities in Canada has increased to double that of the rest of the population. In Vancouver alone—the home of Natural Habitat and vitruvi—anti-Asian hate crimes increased by 717 percent in 2020.

The recent shootings that killed eight people in Atlanta, six of them women of Asian descent, has further brought to light the realities and fears that Asian Canadians and Asian Americans live with every day.

As with any terrible act of hatred, this has forced us to stop and to listen. To learn. To make space for the pain that our Asian community members and friends are feeling. And to act. Here are a few places we are using to continue this work.




There is so much left to be done. But we must support each other, check in on each other, listen to each other, and protect each other.