AAPI Resources & Support


AAPI Resources

Please visit Harvard University's Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging for up-to-date DIB guides, toolkits and other resources. 

Helpful Resources

The following organizations that support anti-racism, particularly racism targeting AAPI communities. Please note that Harvard University is not affiliated with, nor does it explicitly endorse, any of the advocacy groups, hotlines, or organizations listed here. This list is intended only to inform students of resources available to them in the broader community.

Massachusetts-Specific Resources & Organizations 

Common Reactions

Experiencing racism and the overall impact of COVID can lead to psychological distress for some people, and can be viewed as a form of trauma. You might be experiencing: 

  • Increased anxiety
  • Hypervigilance
  • Avoidance
  • Alterations in mood and cognition
  • Shame
  • Anger
  • Helplessness
  • Denial
  • Dissociation
  • Propensity to self-isolate

Managing and Coping