# Hate crimes
State Sen. Costa pushes anti-hate legislation
According to an annual report by the Anti-Defamation League, Pennsylvania led the nation in 2021 in acts of extremist and anti-Semitic incidents. There were 488 reported in the Commonwealth last year. These include white supremacist events, dissemination of white supremacist propaganda, and anti-Semitic incidents involving violence or property damage.
San Diego Struggling With Racism As Hate Crimes Rose in 2021
America's Finest City is Stepping Up Efforts to Enforce Hate Crimes Statutes as the City Sees an Uptick in Hate. A Painted U-Haul Drives Through the Hillcrest Neighborhood in San Diego.u/SDSurfrider.
In Wake of Violence, Hochul Approves $10 Million in Aid to Asian American Communities
A shot of Mongolian Buffet Asian restaurant in Buffalo, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. In the wake of a surge in violence and attacks on Asian Americans in New York City, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced the disbursement of roughly $10 million in funding to Asian American organizations, associations, and communities, who have all been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.