PCP Statement on Georgia Shootings and Anti-Asian Violence

 

Primary Care Progress condemns the murders of eight people this week in Atlanta, GA, including six women of Asian descent. Every one of us at PCP stands in solidarity with the Asian American community and all communities of color against racist and violent acts of any kind. Xenophobic rhetoric and actions only further divide us during a time when we should be connecting with one another to unearth the values that unite us.

The continued rise of racial harassment, hate crimes, and discrimination against the Asian and Pacific Islander community is despicable. To our entire PCP Network and the healthcare community who are targeted and impacted by these hateful acts, we are here for you. We are prepared to work with others to ensure bigotry is eradicated from our society.

Primary Care Progress

Founded in 2010, Primary Care Progress is a national organization committed to building stronger primary care teams. Working with current and future healthcare professionals from across disciplines and career stages – from students and faculty to providers and health systems leaders – we offer leadership development and support that emphasizes relational skills, individual resiliency, and advocacy. By providing the resources and community necessary to excel, we’re strengthening the teams at the heart of primary care, ultimately leading to sustainable models of care and better health for all.

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