How to Support Victims & Families Affected by Allen Outlet Shootings
"On Saturday May 6, Christian LaCour lost his life while on duty at the Allen Outlets Mall. Christian was a sweet and kind young man whose family mourns his loss. This GoFundMe is being created to help the family. Please feel free to share this link with your family and friends."
"CFT has established the Support for Allen Fund to collect funds that provide support for those who have been impacted by this senseless tragedy. Gifts to CFT’s Support for Allen Fund will be directed to local nonprofit agencies that are providing much needed resources and services in response to this tragedy. This includes agencies providing mental health, grief, and trauma support for the victims and their families, as well as first responders who may also have been impacted by this event. Note: this fund will not provide direct payments to individuals."
Únase a nosotros en solidaridad para una vigilia comunitaria y honrar las vidas perdidas en el tiroteo del centro comercial Allen Outlet. Este evento será un espacio para conectar, sanar y cultivar lazos en nuestra comunidad.
Lunes, 15 de Mayo
7:00 - 9:00 pm
3705 Cedar Springs Rd
Dallas, Texas 75219
Mental Health Resources (National AAPI Mental Health Association)
Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Korean American Society - Memorial
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News & Updates
Statement from Asian Texans for Justice
A gunman opened fire at an outlet mall in the Dallas suburb of Allen, Texas on Saturday afternoon claiming the lives of eight and counting. Our Asian communities are under attack. The attack in Allen, Texas, located in Collin County, has a nearly 20% AAPI population. During a month when we should be celebrating our community’s vibrant and diverse heritage,…
Statement from KA:LL Community
As we try to process the senseless violence of a gunman killing eight people and wounding at least seven more at Allen Premium Mall this past Saturday, we witness once again that mass gun violence is often motivated by hate and linked to hate crimes. According to the Dallas Morning News, social media posts linked to the gunman espoused extremist…
Allen mall shooting alarms Asian Americans as authorities search for gunman’s motive
Four of the eight people killed in the North Texas attack were of Asian descent. Law enforcement officials said the gunman held neo-Nazi beliefs.
“Right wing death squad”: What to know about the Allen shooter’s neo-Nazi views
The shooter’s “RWDS” patch offers troubling clues about his ideology — and how it connects to views that are common among white supremacists.