Hearings

Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans

Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties

Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans


Hearing: Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans

Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties (Committee on the Judiciary)

Thursday, March 18, 2021 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

2141 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Support Documents

  • Revised Witness List [PDF] Added 03/18/2021 at 10:44 AM
  • A statement from the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from South Asian Americans Leading Together, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter from Grace Huang, Director of Policy, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, March 17, 2021, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from APIA Scholars, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from the Asian American Psychological Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter from the National Asian Pacific American Womens Forum, March 17, 2021, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from Abraham Kim, Ph.D., Executive Director, Council Of Korean Americans, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium Network, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement from Asian American Leaders Table on COVID-19 Racism, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Georgias Asian American Leaders Call for Community-Centered Response After Six Asian Women Are Murdered, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Standing Against Anti-Asian Hate, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled AAPI Progressive Action and AAPI Victory Fund Call for Allyship and Healing After Atlanta Killings, AAPI Victory Alliance, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled APIAHF Condemns Anti-Asian Hate and Calls For Racial Healing, Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement: Atlanta Shootings, Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association, Congressional Korean American Staff Association, and Congressional South Asian American Staff Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Truman Statement on Atlanta-Area Shootings and Our Support for AAPI Communities, The Truman National Security Project, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Stand Against Hate, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Organizations Representing Asian American Communities Across the Nation and Allies Release Statement Rejecting Criminalization and Retribution, and Call for Responses Addressing the Root Causes of Racial Violence, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Our Shared Statement Against Anti-Asian Violence, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Urge Unity in Responding to Coronavirus Pandemic, NAACP, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled ACLU Calls on Elected Officials to Denounce Rise of Racist Attacks on Asian Americans Amid COVID-19, American Civil Liberties Union, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter from Molly Collins, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Wisconsin, April 24, 2020, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled ACLU of Florida Calls on Elected Officials to Release Demographic Data on COVID-19 Testing, ACLU of Florida, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter from Dave Noble, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, and Kimberly S. Buddin, Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, April 27, 2020, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Ohio Leaders: Denounce Discrimination Against Asian Communities, ACLU of Ohio, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter from Claire Guthrie Gastaaga, Executive Director, ACLU of Virginia, and Sookyung Oh, DC Area Director, NAKASEC, April 28, 2020, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Asian Minnesotan Organizations Urge Communities and Leaders to Be Proactive About COVID-19 Related Racism and Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islanders, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Asian Organizations Across the Bay Area Join Forces to Demand Action Against Violence, Chinese for Affirmative Action, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Joint Statement of Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders and Over 260 Civil Rights Organizations Call on Congress to Denounce Anti-Asian Racism around COVID-19, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled APANO condemns pandemic-linked anti-Asian hate and bias incidents, Asian Pacific American Network Oregon, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled TAPABA and APA Bar Associations Support Congressional Resolutions on Anti-Asian Hate, Tennessee Asian Pacific American Bar Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Standing in Solidarity With the Asian and Asian American Community, Asia Society, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Joint Statement Rejecting Criminalization and Retribution, Coalition of Asian American Leaders, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Labor Movement Fighting Anti-Asian Racism in All Forms, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled AAJA Condemns Anti-Asian Racism and Challenges Newsrooms to Prioritize Coverage of Anti-Asian Violence, Asian American Journalists Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Solidarity Statement Supporting Communities Targeted for Hate, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled APALA Statement Against Anti-Asian Violence, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled AAFEs Statement on Anti-Asian Racism and Hate Crimes, Asian Americans for Equality, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Abhorrent Rise in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement Re: Noodle Tree Restaurant Vandalism Incident, Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A joint statement denouncing the hate crime committed at the Noodle Tree Restaurant from San Antonio - Chinese American Citizens Alliance and the Asian American Alliance of San Antonio, March 14, 2021, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement from Asian Americans in Action: We Are Outraged by the Atlanta Area Massacre, Asian Americans in Action, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter to the White House on rising hate crimes against the Asian American community from Rebecca S. Pringle, President, National Education Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Practice Solidarity to Stop Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans, San Francisco Foundation, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities, East Bay Community Foundation, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement on anti-Asian, anti-Muslim violence, Ecotrust, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled The Health Trust Joins Allies in Joint Statement on Anti-Asian Violence, The Health Trust, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled NIRH President Releases Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Violence; Calls for Support and Action, National Institute for Reproductive Health, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Disability Rights California Statement in Response to Recent Surge in Hate Crimes that Target Innocent Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Disability Rights California, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Solidarity for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities, Northern California Grantmakers, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement on anti-Asian American Racism, California Museum, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States, The White House, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A letter to President Donald J. Trump from United States Senators, April 21, 2020, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Inslee statement on rising cases of anti-Asian hate crimes, Governor Jay Inslee, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement by the Pennsylvania Governors Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs Condemning Racial Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled COVID-19 Call to Action, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblums Steering Committee Against Hate Crimes, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Governor Northam Statement on Rise in Violence Against Asian Americans, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document entitled Statement: Mayor Garcetti and Councilmember Ridley-Thomas On Rise in Anti-AAPI Hate Crime, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A document from Sherriff Scott Parks, Marathon County, Wisconsin, March 25, 2020, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 02:53 PM
  • A statement entitled Our Response to the Murders of Asian American Women in Atlanta, National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled The long history of anti-Asian hate in America, explained, Vox, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans Spiked by 150% in Major US Cities, Voice of America, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Attacks on Asian-Americans in New York Stoke Fear, Anxiety and Anger, The New York Times, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Anti-Asian violence must be charged as a hate crime, CNN, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled House Dems renew call for hate crime law after anti-Asian attacks, Roll Call, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Were being scapegoated: Asians and Asian Americans speak out against spate of violence, ABC News, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • A document entitled Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States, The White House, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled FBI Report: Bias-Motivated Killings At Record High Amid Nationwide Rise In Hate Crime, NPR, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • A document entitled The Return of Yellow Peril, Stop AAPI Hate, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • A press release entitled Rep Lieu Leads 150 Member Letter Urging DOJ to Condemn Covid-Related Anti-Asian Discrimination, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Donald Trumps Chinese virus: the politics of naming, The Conversation, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Federal agencies are doing little about the rise in anti-Asian hate, NBC News, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled The Slur I Never Expected to Hear in 2020, The New York Times Magazine, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety, The New York Times, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled As coronavirus spreads, some Asian Americans worry their leaders language stokes a stigma, The Texas Tribune, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Sen. Cornyn: China to blame for coronavirus, because 'people eat bats,' NBC News, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled Key facts about Asian origin groups in the U.S., Pew Research Center, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • An article entitled How Racism Created Americas Chinatowns, The Huffington Post, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • A document entitled Hate Crime Statistics, FBI, submitted by the Honorable Sylvia R. Garcia, a Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Texas for the record [PDF] Added 08/16/2022 at 04:09 PM
  • A statement from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the National Federation of Filipino American Associations, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from Elisa Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A letter from the Laotian American National Alliance, March 19, 2021, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A letter from Erin Hustings, Director of Government Relations, Civil Rights, Anti-Defamation League, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A letter regarding violence and discrimination against Asian Americans from 247 organizations, March 25, 2021, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from Joe Lowndes, Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from A Better Balance, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM
  • A statement from the Japanese American Citizens League, submitted by the Honorable Steve Cohen, Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties from the State of Tennessee for the record [PDF] Added 08/17/2022 at 09:42 AM

First Published: March 11, 2021 at 12:06 PM

Witnesses

The Honorable Judy Chu
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Chu Statement [PDF]

Mr. Daniel Dae Kim
Actor and Producer

  • Kim Statement [PDF]
  • Kim Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Kim Bio [PDF]

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth
United States Senator

  • Duckworth Statement [PDF]

Mr. Wencong Fa
Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation

  • Fa Statement [PDF]
  • Fa Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Fa Bio [PDF]

The Honorable Young Kim
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Kim Statement [PDF]

Ms. Manjusha P. Kulkarni
Executive Director, Stop AAPI Hate and Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council

  • Kulkarni Statement [PDF]
  • Kulkarni Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Kulkarni Bio [PDF]

Ms. Erika Lee
Regents Professor of History and Asian American Studies, University of Minnesota

  • Lee Statement [PDF]
  • Lee Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Lee Bio [PDF]

Mr. Charles Lehman
Fellow, Manhattan Institute

  • Lehman Statement [PDF]
  • Lehman Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Lehman [PDF]

The Honorable Doris O. Matsui
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Matsui Statement [PDF]

The Honorable Grace Meng
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Meng Statement [PDF]

Mr. Hiroshi Motomura
Susan Westerberg Prager Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

  • Motomura Statement [PDF]
  • Motomura Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Motomura Bio [PDF]

Ms. Shirin Sinnar
Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

  • Sinnar Statement [PDF]
  • Sinnar Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Sinnar Bio [PDF]

The Honorable Michelle Steel
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Steel Statement [PDF]

Mr. John C. Yang
President and Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC

  • Yang Statement [PDF]
  • Yang Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Yang Bio [PDF]