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Combating Hate and Discrimination: Resource Guide

Racial equity is one of the Biden-Harris Administration’s immediate priorities. President Biden is putting equity at the center of his agenda with a whole-of-government approach to embed justice, opportunity, and equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities across Federal agencies, policies, and programs. This resource guide is a compilation of federal resources intended to provide agency leaders and staff, and community leaders, with effective ways to address hate crimes and bias incidents against Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. 

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Hate Crimes and Other Federal Criminal Activity

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Resources:

  • Combating hate crimes is one of the Department of Justice’s highest priorities. In this effort to fight bias and hate, the DOJ created a website as a centralized portal for all its hate crimes resources for law enforcement, media, researchers, victims, advocacy groups, and other interested organizations and individual.
  • To report a hate crime: United States Department of Justice-Hate Crimes-Get Help Now  

DOJ Community Resources Services (CRS) Resources:

Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Resources:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Center for Prevention Programs & Partnerships Resources (CP3):

Harassment and Discrimination at Work

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Harassment and Discrimination in Schools

U.S. Department of Education (ED) Resources:

Discrimination in Healthcare

U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Civil Rights:

Discrimination in Housing

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)

Discrimination in Public Transit

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Civil Rights

  • DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Civil Rights is responsible for ensuring public transit providers comply with all nondiscrimination requirements. The office oversees the implementation of laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age in the provision of services to the public.

Mental Health Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Resources:


Additional Resources

Federal statistical datasets allowing disaggregation of Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Other Pacific Islander communities


Publication Archive

January 2001 President's Advisory Commission Report: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: A People Looking Forward: Action for Access and Partnerships in the 21st Century: An Interim Report to the President and the Nation

March 2011: Winning the Future: A Road Map for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

May 2014 President's Advisory Commission Report: Building the American Mosaic: A Report from the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

March 2016 Interagency Working Group Report: Best Practices for the Disaggregation of Federal Data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Highlights

May 2016: President Obama’s Record with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

May 2016: Building a Legacy for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community: Federal Agency Accomplishments

January 2021 President's Advisory Commission Report: The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 2020 Report: Advancing Economic Empowerment for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders – A Call to Action

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