CBS News: 700 volunteers in California are escorting Asian American seniors to protect them against assaults

CBS News: 700 volunteers in California are escorting Asian American seniors to protect them against assaults. “The troubling wave of violence against Asian Americans across the country has prompted hundreds of volunteers to protect the elderly by escorting them through neighborhoods in Northern California. More than 3,000 hate incidents directed at Asian Americans nationwide have been recorded since the pandemic began, with many aimed at the elderly. In New York City, police data reportedly showed these violent attacks have increased by 1,900% over the course of the pandemic.”

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