Hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islander have increased in the United States. The United Methodist Church is committed to ending AAPI hate while celebrating the witness and unique experiences of these communities both within and outside the church.
The North Texas Annual Conference has compiled a list of helpful resources for combating racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
- 10 Things to Know about Asian Americans (North Texas Conference)
- 10 Honorable Traits of Pacific Islander Cultures (North Texas Conference)
- 18 Asian Female Theologians You Should Know About (The Global Church Project)
- Asian Americans (PBS documentary)
- National Emergency Town Hall: Responding to Anti-Asian Hate (Dallas Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation)
- Invisible: Theology and the Experience of Asian American Women by Grace Ji-Sun Kim
- The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee
- American History Unbound: Asians and Pacific Islanders by Gary Y. Okihiro
- Our Voices, Our Histories: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women edited by Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
- Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White by Frank H. Wu
- "Dear Asian Americans" Podcast (Just Like Media)
Originally published by the North Texas Annual Conference. Republished with permission by ResourceUMC.