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March 21, 2017 - 9:14am
Support for Black family targeted by hate in Minnesota, rejecting the KKK in Georgia, and residents resist after Hmong attack in Wisconsin. Hate incidents that occurred in three different American towns the past few weeks did not go unnoticed. Read these Not In Our Town Stand Up Stories from Minnesota, Georgia, and Wisconsin where people came together with their neighbors to make a stand against bigotry. 
March 6, 2017 - 8:56am
As hate fueled shootings targeting Sikhs and South Asians are spreading fear across the U.S. and India, communities and leaders are seeking ways to show support for their neighbors.
February 22, 2017 - 10:23pm
Almost every day, a new hate incident is in the news. Mosques and synagogues are being vandalized, people of color, immigrants and LGBT people are threatened on a daily basis. For over 20 years, as a leader of Not In Our Town, I’ve reported on community response to hate violence across the country. Hate is not new, but we have never seen the level of hate activity that has been reported in the past few months. In this volatile time, there are also remarkable signs of hope and solidarity, and that’s the story NIOT seeks to highlight every day.
February 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
We are so inspired by the work of Not In Our Town Bowling Green. Check out this story and video about how a community took a stand against hate and violence.
January 31, 2017 - 5:37pm
What would you do if you saw a swaztika painted on the wall where you went to school? When it happened in Nick Salazar's town he knew he had to do something.