“The Growth and Solidarity website aims to be a resource and research hub to strengthen Asian mental health across Canada through research and the collection and development of resources promoting racial equity and inclusion. This page contains resources created by the Growth and Solidarity team to support Asian Canadians along their journey of healing; resources that share information about advocacy, activism, and further learning; and resources with direct links to support. Please note that we are a British Columbia based organization and most of our resources are indicative of this. If you know of any resources we should add to this list, please email us at growthandsolidarity@uvic.ca.”


Asian Canadian Benevolent Association https://www.acbaglobal.ca/ A volunteer based organization, the Asian Canadian Benevolent Association works with local businesses and the food bank to collect and distribute to the elders, homeless, and vulnerable in the community.
Act 2 End Racism https://act2endracism.ca/resources-in-english/ Act 2 End Racism is a network of concerned citizen and community groups of Asian descent created to address the increased racism against Asian-Canadians during Covid. The network works on activities and campaigns targeted at anti-racism, including media releases, information campaigns, a national anti–racism registry, and anti-racism resources/ tools development.
Chinese Canadian National Council Covid Racism Fight Covid Racism is a coalition of the following organizations: the Chinese Canadian National Council - Toronto Chapter; Chinese Canadian National Council Social Justice; Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic; and, Civic Engagement Network - Society of Canada. Their aim is to track and report anti-Asian racism and xenophobia in Canada.
Nikkei Place Nikkei Place Nikkei Place is a campus of three non-profit organizations working collectively for the good of local, national, and international Canadian and “Nikkei” (Japanese ancestry) communities. Together, their mandates support children, new immigrants, and seniors with engaging programs, activities, events and services.
Canadian Anti-Racism Education and Research Society Canadian Anti-Racism Network The purpose of the Society is to:

-Track and monitor hate group activity

-Provide victim support services for hate crime and systemic racism

-Provide public education about institutional racism, hate groups and hate group recruitment

-Help youth leave hate groups

-Liaise with law enforcement and other agencies on racism and hate group activity

-Work with and support organizations with similar objectives

-Advocate for legislative change to help stop systemic racism and hate motivated activity

The Blossom Fund https://www.theblossomfund.org/get-help The Blossom Mental Health Fund is the registered non-profit arm of The RepresentASIAN Project focused on supporting the mental health of Asian Canadians. Their mission is to destigmatize mental health within Asian diasporic communities by creating mental health content and resources that reflect cultural nuances and providing grants to those facing financial barriers to therapy.
Elimin8hate Elimin8hate Elimin8Hate (E8) is the advocacy arm of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival. Their aim is to interrupt, dismantle and eliminate anti-Asian racism at the individual, institutional and systemic level by harnessing the power of arts, film and media. They provide anti-Asian racism learning opportunities, and create safe, inclusive ways for impacted community members and allies to participate in initiatives aimed at supporting systemic change for an equitable society.
Vancouver Chinatown Foundation Vancouver Chinatown Foundation The Vancouver Chinatown Foundation aims to honour a culture and community established in Vancouver more than 100 years ago. The organization values entrepreneurship, innovation and a passion to help the revitalization of Chinatown, one of Canada’s most iconic neighborhoods and the historic heart of Vancouver.
The Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice Yarrow Society The Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice supports youth and low-income immigrant seniors in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver. They aim to build power in community through intergenerational relationship building, and by helping seniors overcome language and cultural barriers to services that meet their basic needs. Their vision is of a Chinatown that is intergenerational and thriving, with accessible and culturally relevant services and an environment that cherishes our seniors and youth.
Hua Foundation Hua Foundation Hua foundation is a youth empowerment non-profit working on racial equity and civic engagement issues in Vancouver. Their mission mission is to strengthen capacity among Asian diasporic youth, in solidarity with other communities, to challenge, change, and create systems for a more equitable and just future.
Supporting Womens Alternatives Network (SWAN) Vancouver Swan Vancouver SWAN promotes the rights, health, and safety of im/migrant women engaged in indoor sex work through frontline service and systemic advocacy.
Asian Gold Ribbon https://asiangoldribbon.com/ Asian Gold Ribbon is a platform developed for social change and to initiate wide-spread visibility against anti-Asian hate and racism– an optimistic renewal for generations of Asians feeling pride in who they are. They support Asian mental health and wellbeing, amplify Asian voices, and educate to raise awareness.
Red Canary Song Red Canary Song Red Canary Song is a grassroots organization of Asian and Migrant sex workers and massage workers, organizing transnationally. Their work is in the tradition of sex worker mutual aid, and they center base-building with migrant massage workers through a labor rights, migrant justice, and PIC abolitionist framework. They believe that the full decriminalization of sex work is necessary for the safety and survival of massage workers and trafficking survivors.
Butterfly Butterfly

Butterfly was formed by sex workers, social workers, legal and health professionals. It provides support to, and advocates for, the rights of Asian and migrant sex workers. The organization is founded upon the belief that sex workers are entitled to respect and basic human rights. 

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is the only organization focused on building power with AAPI women and girls to influence critical decisions that affect our lives, our families and our communities. Using a reproductive justice framework, we elevate AAPI women and girls to impact policy and drive systemic change in the United States.
Project 1907 Project 1907 Project 1907 provide spaces for diasporic Asians to understand our histories, explore our identities, examine our privileges and reclaim our power
Project Protech Project Protech Project Protech (Pandemic Rapid-response Optimization To Enhance Community-Resilience and Health) is a community-engaged action research project that aims to reduce the negative psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Chinese Canadians and other affected groups while promoting community resilience.


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