A non-comprehensive list of mental wellness resources for AAPI and journalists, including research, training programs, and culturally competent mental health coverage. Updated as of February 25, 2021. Mental Wellness Resources for AAPI journalists GENERAL RESOURCES AAPI Mental Health Asian American Psychological Association – AAPA: AAPA advocates on behalf of Asian Americans with regards to Asian … Continue reading Mental Wellness Resources
Note: AAJA is in the process of updating this guidance. ALIEN: See ILLEGAL ALIEN. ALL-AMERICAN: Caution. Not a synonym for white. Refers to the best high school and college athletes of the year. See CAUCASIAN; EXOTIC; FOREIGN-NESS; YELLOW SKIN. AMERICAN: A citizen, native-born or naturalized, of the United States. Some immigration advocates consider legal residents, … Continue reading Covering Asia and Asian Americans
AAJA and SAJA urge newsrooms to be mindful in their language of Harris’ multifaceted racial identity and the ways she has described her own upbringing and background.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) urges journalists to exercise care in their coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in China to ensure accurate and fair portrayals of Asians and Asian Americans.
AAJA’s Muslim American Task Force provides issues journalists should consider when covering cases of extremist violence, as detailed in a report by The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding.