In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a spike in xenophobic and racist violence toward those who are part of Asian (particularly Chinese) communities. We hope to highlight some strategies for coping, and recommendations for how to navigate increased media exposure.
While we always hope and strive for a safe and positive learning environment for our students at UNC Charlotte, feelings of security have been significantly disrupted recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The way we think, feel, and behave for many of us has been altered. Below we offer some suggestions as you consider how you can support your students both currently and in the months to come.