800+ Asian American hate crimes reported in CA since COVID-19 outbreak

There have been more than 800 hate crime incidents reported directed towards Asian Americans since the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a July report. The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council and Chinese for Affirmative Action launched a hate incident reporting website called Stop AAPI Hate on March 19, when the COVID-19 outbreak began. Over the last three months there have been a total of 832 reported incidents. Those cases include 81 reports of assault and 64 potential civil rights violations.

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