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Thursday, July 14, 2022
Join Us! Take Action, help Build a Better Bay Area
At ABC7 we are committed to helping our communities create a better path forward. Taking Action today means you become part of the solutions needed to build a better Bay Area. Find vetted resources to help you with issues around racism, equality and mental health.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- At ABC7 we are committed to helping our communities create a better path forward. Below you'll find vetted resources to help you with issues around racism, equality and mental health. Taking Action today means you become part of the solutions needed to build a better Bay Area.

This list is always being updated so please let us know if there is anything we need to add.


Find resources to help with equality, justice and race issues

We don't have all the answers, but we do have a lot of local resources to help you navigate this difficult time in our communities regarding race and equality. For people looking for resources, we have provided a list of them to help you be an ally and navigate this time.

Get help with mental health issues

Navigating during this time of uncertainty can be stressful and upsetting to many. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression or are experiencing a crisis, we have resources that can help.

Local resources for LGBTQ+ issues

The fight for equality for all members of the LGBTQ+ community continues. And whether you are looking for help and resources or info as an ally-- we have provided information to help you on your journey to Take Action.

Coronavirus Crisis: How you can help amid COVID-19 pandemic

As our neighborhoods deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis, many community members are impacted differently. Check out this list of resources for ways to help and get help during this pandemic.

Allies in action: Local help with complicated issues

At ABC7, we're inspired by people working to create change and we're committed to sharing their stories, so that we can all be allies in action! Check out our stories and resources here!

Artists in Action

Creative people from across the Bay Area are lending their voices and talents to bring issues to light and celebrate cultures and differences in our community. Check out the latest Artists in Action campaign here!


Help Track Anti-Asian Hate

Report a hate incident: Stop AAPI Hate (available in 12 languages)

Document hate incidents, read their stories: Stand Against Hatred (English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean)

File a report: OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates

Track hate crimes against South Asian, Sikh, Muslim, Arab communities: South Asian Americans Leading Together

Report hate crimes: Anti-Defamation League

Educate Yourself and Others

Bystander intervention training: Hollaback & Asian Americans Advancing Justice (FREE!)

ADL Table Talk Guide

Tips to Stop Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

ACLU and other justice resources

Congressional Black Caucus

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

Equal Justice Society

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

NAACP East County Branch (Pittsburg)

NAACP Oakland Branch

NAACP Richmond Branch

NAACP San Francisco Branch

NAACP San Jose/Silicon Valley Branch

NAACP San Mateo Branch

NAACP Santa Cruz Branch

Tri-City NAACP (Fairfield, Vacaville, Suisun City)

NAACP California Hawaii State Conference

Care for Your Mental Health

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

San Francisco Community Health Center

Asian Americans for Community Involvement advocates for and serves the marginalized and vulnerable ethnic communities in Santa Clara County. Call (408) 975-2730

Richmond Area Multi-Services is committed to advocating for and providing community based, culturally-competent and consumer-guided comprehensive services, with an emphasis on serving Asian & Pacific Islander Americans.

Asian Health Services: Specialty Mental Health (Children, Youth, Adults). Bilingual/Bicultural services in Burmese, Cantonese, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, Mien, Tagalog, Vietnamese, English. Call 510-735-3900

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County 24- Hour Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 in 140 languages

Community Health for Asian Americans (Oakland)

Join a Movement

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus

Chinese Progressive Association educates, organizes and empowers the low income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to build collective power for better living and working conditions and justice for all people.

Volunteer to patrol Chinatown and elsewhere: United Peace Collaborative, Chinatown Safety Patrol, SF Peace Collective ,

Chinese for Affirmative Action advocates on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander community for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice.

Part of taking action is also letting us know when you see something in your community you want others to know about. Go here to submit news tips.

Click here for a look at how to Take Action where you live.