Blog | Not in Our Town

Blog

June 12, 2017 - 1:46pm
Community members and leaders from Marin County CA shared stories of hate incidents in schools and the community at a Not In Our Town event to Build Compassionate Community.
June 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
Direct confrontation and violence are exactly what many hate groups would like to see when they come into a community. Don't let it happen in your town. 
June 3, 2017 - 9:31am
After a hate attack in Portland, how do people who witness hate and harassment find the courage to stand up for each other? 
June 1, 2017 - 8:53am
Just before one of the biggest games in basketball, NBA superstar Lebron James' Los Angeles home was the target of racist messages in a possible hate crime. 
May 27, 2017 - 9:27pm
Photo: KATU Our hearts are broken for the two brave upstanders who lost their lives over Memorial Day weekend standing up for their neighbors in Portland. 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin, and 53-year-old Ricky Best were killed and 21-year-old Micah Fletcher was hospitalized with serious injuries after stepping in when a white supremacist was harrassing two teenage girls, one that was wearing a hijab. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler released a statement Saturday morning saying:  "Their actions were brave and selfless, and should serve as an example and inspiration to us all. They are heroes."