The March 16 violence in Atlanta targeted Asians and Asian-Americans, women, and sex workers, and the Pitt community has offered a number of ways of understanding and opposing this kind of structural violence.
- Pitt News editorial, "Community Must Take Action to Stop Anti-Asian Attacks"
- Pitt School of Education, "In Witness, Solidarity, and Invitation" a statement offering resources for collective work
- Pitt's Office for Equity, DIversion, and Inclusion, "Statement on Anti-Asian Racism"
- Joint Statement in Response to the March 2021 Atlanta Attack by several Pitt units including GSWS
- Mar. 20 Rally in Oakland against anti-Asian violence
- Pitt news editorial by Mackenzie Oster, "Stop Ratonalizing Gender-Based Violence"
The Center for Urban Education's "Lunch and Learn" event for Thurs.Mar. 25, noon-1:30, will feature scholar-activist Connie Wun and Sabina Vaught for a session on "Scholarly Work and Organizing at the Intersections," a discussion that will address the structural violence involved in the Atlanta attacks. Also relevant is this recorded panel discussion from Mar. 15, "Combatting Anti-Asian Violence Amidst COVID 19."