Standing with our Asian-American Community

HANDS stands with our Asian and Asian-American communities across the country. We share in the sorrow, grief, and anger of insult, injury, and lives needlessly lost.

Racism, hate, and misogyny are unfortunate themes and we condemn people’s actions when they use language and behavior that insults or injures another person based on their race or ethnic background.

HANDS serves seniors in Chittenden County. The Asian and Asian-American community is strong and vibrant here. There are Asian-owned grocery stores, restaurants, and other businesses. We all live in neighborhoods together, have our children in schools together, laugh together and grieve together.

We stand beside you as you grieve for families and friends in Atlanta. We stand beside you as your communities witness unspeakable racism due to COVID. And we ask others to do the same.