The COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide and heightened racism and xenophobia, not only in the United States but also around the world. As members of the Pasadena Area City College District, the Coalition of Asian Pacific Employees (CAPE) stand united and firm in the goals of our college in advocating for issues that promote diversity and inclusivity. 

If you have been a victim of a hate crime, which is defined as a crime that involves prejudice against race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or disability, you may wish to seek help from law enforcement to report this incidence. Hate crimes in the U.S. are criminal offenses and punishable by law.

Actor John Cho shares - “Coronavirus reminds Asian Americans like me that our belonging is conditional