Robert Peterson is the son of Yong Ae Yue. Yue was one of eight people shot and killed by a gunman targeting Asian-owned spas in the Atlanta area on March 16, 2021.
Major funding for RISING AGAINST ASIAN HATE: ONE DAY IN MARCH is provided by the Open Society Foundations, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, The Asian American Foundation, and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Sandy Gooch and Harry Lederman, and the Hansji Corporation. Support for this program is also provided by The WNET Group’s “Exploring Hate” initiative, with leadership support by The Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Antisemitism, with additional major funding from Sue and Edgar Wachenheim, III, Charlotte and David Ackert, The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund, and Patti Askwith Kenner. Additional support is provided by Laura and Stephen Mong, Laurie and Peter Grauer, the Tiger Baron Foundation, Rachel S. Lam, Nancy and Morris W. Offit, and Josh Weston. A complete list of funders is available at pbs.org/exploringhate. RISING AGAINST ASIAN HATE: ONE DAY IN MARCH is produced by Repartee Films, LLC in association with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and The WNET Group for PBS.