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Stop AAPI Hate, Resources for the Chamber Music Community

In response to an untenable period of anti-Asian harassment and violence, CMA staff has compiled this collection of resources to help advance anti-racism work in our community and beyond. We recognize that this is a small sample of the numerous comprehensive resources currently available on these issues. We invite you to begin here and to never stop learning.

Chamber Music America Condemns Anti-Asian Racism and Violence in Support of our AAPI Community, March 2021

Literature by living authors has been marked with a caret (^).

Updated: 9/3/2021, 1:40 PM ET

Get Involved & Take Action

Stop AAPI Hate

Anti-Asian Violence Resources

AAPI Women Lead

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

Protect Chinatown (NYC)

Anti-Asian Bias Reporting Form

Hollaback Bystander Intervention Training

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) (List of resources)


AAPI Community Fund (

61 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian Communities (continuously updated)

Red Canary Song

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Asian American Resource Center (AARC)

Center for Pan-Asian Community Services (CPACS)

Asian Pacific Fund

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence (NAPIESV)

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP)

Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)



The Southeast Asian Diaspora Project (The SEAD Project)

Racism in Music

"Just Another Dumb Asian Singer" Nicholas Phan^

"Orientalism in American Classical Music" Shi-An Costello (世 安)^ (NewMusicBox)

Centering the Picture: The role of race & ethnicity in cultural engagement Sloverlinett Audience Research

Short Reads

"The long history of US racism against Asian Americans, from ‘yellow peril’ to ‘model minority’ to the ‘Chinese virus’" (The Conversation)

"Ignoring The History Of Anti-Asian Racism Is Another Form Of Violence" Connie Wun^ (Elle)

"The Long History Of Sexual And Physical Violence Asian Women Face In The U.S." (NPR)

Further Reading

The Making of Asian America: A History Erika Lee^

Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties Karen L. Ishizuka^

Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans Jean Pfaelzer^

Orientalism Edward Said

Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco’s Chinatown Nayan Shah^

Orientals: Asian Americans in Popular Culture Robert G. Lee^

Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream 1899-1999 edited by Angel Velasco Shaw^ and Luis H. Francia

To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of Korean Adoption Arissa Oh^

The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority Ellen D. Wu^


Anti-Asian violence in Atlanta: Red Canary Song's Yves Tong Nguyen on the mental health of Asian sex workers & massage workers (Minor Feelings Podcast; Spotify)

Screams and Silence (Code Switch; NPR)

The Coronavirus and Anti-Asian Racism (Asia Society)

Self Evident

Asian Americans Talk About Racism, and We Listen Pt.1 (New York Times' Still Processing podcast; Spotify)

Asian Americans Talk About Racism, and We Listen Pt.2 (New York Times' Still Processing podcast; Spotify)


PBS Documentary: Asian Americans

The Chinese Exclusion Act (PBS)

Asian American Documentary Network (YouTube Channel)