Higher Education has Important Role to Play in Stopping AAPI Hate

The majority of those instances were verbal harassment that occurred in public spaces, disproportionately targeting women and vulnerable populations. Most reported incidents do not meet the criteria to qualify as criminal hate crimes, which means they cannot be prosecuted.

To reduce discrimination and bias, the report recommends policies that strengthen and improve education, robust community responses to hateful incidents, and an expansion of civil rights. Experts said that institutions of higher education have a critical role to play in this work.

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