Earlier this month, media outlet Next Shark covered Valerie Chow‘s horrifying experienced of being attacked by a homeless man in Los Angeles while walking her dog.
In the aftermath of the attack, Valerie immediately launched the #becool2asians movement to “combat anti-Asian COVID-19 hate“.
Valerie Chow was mobilizing her tv production co, Thirsty Tiger to launch #becool2asians + combat anti-Asian COVID-19 hate when she was attacked for being Asian. She’s now channeling fear + anger into producing positive messaging about the Coronavirus. Stay tuned for our videos! pic.twitter.com/1gZUy0AfMv
— Be Cool 2 Asians (@becool2asians) March 27, 2020
Now, the movement is seeking people of Asian descent who have experienced xenophobia and racism first hand and are willing to share their stories on video. If you’re interested in sharing your story, be sure to follow the instructions below: