The Racism is a Virus Toolkit

The following toolkit below is one of two projects done in collaboration with the 2020 Conference on Asian
Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) scholars and interns cohort. The Community Action
Project (CAP) aims to give back and address issues facing the AANHPI community. This
graphic-style toolkit was created to complement the social media campaign to address the rise
of racism and xenophobia in the face of COVID-19. It also provides concrete resources for
AANHPI youth and a starting point for organizing within their communities.
This toolkit was created by CAPAL interns Carolyne Im, Komal Kamdar, and Kathleen Mallari.

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Stop AAPI Hate Youth Curriculum

Young, Proud, and Sung-jee

This is a children’s book on fighting anti-Asian racism during COVID-19. The purpose of this book is to provide an educational resource to help generate meaningful discussions between adults and children about anti-Asian racism. An incident involving anti-Asian racism is directly introduced in the story. Additional resources for parents and caregivers, as well as a list of child-friendly definitions of some “big word” are provided at the end of the book.

Know Your Classmates

Know Your Classmates is a curriculum, a campaign and a national awareness day designed to create and nurture healthy and open relationships among classmates, particularly focused on middle grades, from the moment school starts in the fall.