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October 12, 2021 - 6:43am
Not In Our Town films feature dedicated people standing up to hate and provide roadmaps for community action. We've chosen 10 films from our archive that are available to communities to screen for free during United Against Hate Week, November 14-20, 2021. Please register using the Free NIOT Film Request Form and we will send you a link to the film or an MP4 for a Zoom event!
September 8, 2021 - 9:57am
Not In Our Town has become a founding member of the Learn from History Coalition, a broad-based bipartisan coalition made up of more than 20 leading organizations representing school system leaders, educators, parents, and students across America.  Learn more at LearnFromHistory.org.
September 7, 2021 - 7:35am
The JCC of Greater Pittsburgh became a center for community response in the aftermath of the killing of eleven people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018. We are proud to co-host this event with The Center for Loving Kindness at the JCC. Join us on Yom Kippur (Sept. 16, 2021) the holiest day of the Jewish year to reflect on the moral impact of responding to hatred in Billings, MT, Pittsburgh, and our country.
August 16, 2021 - 2:31pm
The NIOT community mourns the loss of James Catherwood Hormel, a philanthropist and the first openly LGBT person to represent the United States as an ambassador. Hornel died in a San Francisco hospital Friday, August 13, with his husband at his side and his favorite Beethoven concerto playing. He was 88.
August 5, 2021 - 9:57am
"With input from our residents, we put a new spin on North Hempstead's 'Not In Our Town' initiative by creating signs that feature a message of unity in different languages," said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. "We believe that these lawn signs are a small way to bring everyone together and show that we can join to stop hate together. North Hempstead is an extremely diverse and welcoming community, and we are proud to celebrate all that makes us unique and special."