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November 23, 2020 - 7:22am
This Virtual Conversation features national experts whose work deeply explores the threat and examines how to counter the recruiting methods of white nationalist movements. The panelists share a deep connection to the topic and a horrific act of hate. Standing up to hate starts with our communities. Join us!  
November 18, 2020 - 6:10am
After being wrongfully accused of harassment by their neighbors, Art and Camille Taylor turned the painful incident into a teachable moment, using it to launch a book drive so that all students can feel safe to be who they are. The community of Bloomington Normal showed their support with a drive-by rally and donation drive for Not In Our School.
November 5, 2020 - 8:50am
How do we support our young people in the face of political divisions? Students in Bloomington Normal, IL are sharing core values on how to interact. This election is affecting Americans on a personal level perhaps more than any election in our lifetimes. Young people on both sides of the political divide are taking the rhetoric and the election results to heart. In Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, the Not In Our School chapter is helping students navigate post election conflict  
October 31, 2020 - 8:09am
In this increasingly fractious time, the structures, communications networks and model for collaborative engagement between diverse communities and the institutions in our cities and schools can help strengthen our ability to respond quickly and prevent hate. The outline and guidance in this toolkit presented by Over Zero complements and strengthens the NIOT model for engagement and action.
October 28, 2020 - 1:57pm
Two years after the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history, the Mallinger and Wedner Families gathered at the Tree of Life Synagogue to remember their mother Rose Mallinger.