AAPI

eGirl Power offers opportunities for Youth, Adults and Organizations to join our Letter Writing Campaign to #StopAsianHate #StopAAPIHate

What is AAPI?

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) is a term sometimes used in the United States to include both Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans.

What Countries are Part of AAPI?

AAPI are made up of over 50 countries from the Middle East to South Asia to the Far East and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.

AAPI countries on globe

What is the eGirl Power AAPI Initiative?

eGirl Power's AAPI Initiative provides a "Dedicated Safe Space for AAPI Girls" to Connect, Share and Learn.

What are eGirl Power's AAPI Initiative Goals?

To Educate, Empower and Elevate the AAPI community to unite efforts to #StopAsianHate #StopAAPIHate

Educate

Educate

AAPI girls learn about AAPI history, the many cultures that collectively comprise AAPI, and AAPI female role models who have contributed to America. more

Empower

Empower

AAPI girls can connect with like-minded individuals, share their personal experiences and stories with the AAPI community, and unite with others to #StopAsianHate #StopAAPIHate. more

Elevate

Elevate

Mentorship with AAPI female role models to offer girls advice and guidance on leadership development, career exploration and self-empowerment. more

 

#StopAAPIHate Blog

 

Did You Know?

  • • Since the global Covid pandemic started in 2020, there has been a significant increase in anti-Asian discrimination, hate crimes and hate incidents.
  • • 6,603 hate incidents were reported by Asian Americans from March 19, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
  • • AAPI females report hate incidents 2.2 times more than AAPI males.
  • • 68% of respondents reporting anti-AAPI discrimination were AAPI females
  • • Survey reveals 8 out of 10 Asian Americans say they are discriminated against
  • • Over 71% of Asian Americans in a survey reported anti-Asian discrimination to be their greatest source of stress, much higher than other pandemic concerns.
  • • A recent survey found that 42 percent of people living in the U.S. cannot name a single prominent Asian American

*eGirl Power believes the best way to fight discrimination is through Education, and this is the spirit and approach of our AAPI Initiative, built upon a proven program for over a decade.

 

Want to Help the eGirl Power AAPI Initiative to #StopAsianHate?

eGirl Power offers opportunities for youth, adults and organizations to join our Letter Writing Campaign to #StopAsianHate #StopAAPIHate