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Stop AAPI Hate conducts research on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities to increase public understanding of who we are, the racial issues that impact us, and the solutions we would like to see. This includes studies analyzing our data on reported acts of hate as well as studies that go beyond our dataset. With support from a growing network of research partners, our coalition takes a closer look into questions like: What is the connection between anti-China rhetoric and anti-Asian hate? How do Asian American and Pacific Islander communities encounter and respond to civil rights violations? What is the impact of racism on the mental health of Asian Americans?

Research Reports

Our research reports are deeper dives into specific issues related to anti-Asian and anti-Pacific Islander racism or specific Asian American and Pacific Islander populations. Reports are based on our data on reported acts of hate, additional data collected in partnership with other researchers, or a combination of these two sources. They include policy recommendations and action steps that are informed by key research findings.

  • Righting Wrongs

    More than 11,000 acts of hate against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported to Stop AAPI Hate since March 2020 and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. People are commuting to work, taking their kids to school, shopping for groceries, or running errands — only to suddenly face discrimination, bullying, harassment, shunning, or…

  • The Blame Game

    This report also includes a brief history of anti-Asian scapegoating and offers recommendations for political candidates, community groups, and individuals who want to help us put an end to this alarming trend. Click here to read the full report (PDF). About the Report With the midterm elections underway, Stop AAPI Hate is releasing The Blame…

  • Two Years and Thousands of Voices

    What Community-Generated Data Tells Us About Anti-AAPI Hate Stop AAPI Hate’s new report, Two Years and Thousands of Voices, makes clear that if you’re just following news stories, you’re not getting the full picture of what AAPIs are experiencing. Showcasing the nearly 11,500 hate incidents reported to Stop AAPI Hate’s reporting center between March 19,…

Data Reports

Our data reports provide summaries of the acts of hate reported to us from Asian American and Pacific Islander community members. They provide a breakdown of the quantity, type, setting, and location of the acts reported to us and aggregated demographic information about the reporters. They also capture what hate looks and feels like through the accounts of those who have reported to us. All of the accounts shared in our reports have been anonymized and are made public with the permission of the reporter.