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Has the rise in anti-Asian violence changed your behavior?

A rise in anti-Asian harassment and violence since the start of the pandemic has left many Asian Americans on edge across the nation.

Snippets of some of these attacks have gone viral. Thousands more have happened outside of the public eye — nearly 3,800 reported incidents since March 2020, according to the advocacy group Stop AAPI Hate.

This alarming trend hits close to home for our team at PickFu, an Asian American-led company. We wonder how others beyond our respective communities are feeling. How have the attacks affected their psyches? Their daily lives?

In an open-ended PickFu poll, we asked 50 Asian respondents this question: “Has the recent uptick in anti-Asian violence and harassment changed your behavior or outlook? If so, how?”

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