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September 19, 2018 - 4:29pm
Over the last year, schools throughout the US have experienced a frightening increase in bullying and acts of hate. Each year, schools across the US participate in bullying prevention activities during the month of October. This year, when hate is on the rise, our greatest challenge is to acknowledge the problem of hate and bullying and move toward welcoming, identity safe, and inclusive schools.
September 13, 2018 - 7:54am
Upcoming events in September include free screenings of "Light in the Darkness" in Bay Shore, NY, and San Francisco, CA, and Welcoming Week, a national campaign sponsored by Welcoming America. 
August 27, 2018 - 10:43am
The chief of police in Boise, Idaho, talks about his department’s work with the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the city’s refugee communities. 
August 27, 2018 - 9:13am
Since the 1970s, thousands of refugees from countries like Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, and Somalia have started new lives in Idaho. The new documentary American Beat: Cops and Refugees Join Forces in Boise weaves together three heartwarming stories that rise above the divisive politics of immigration.
August 21, 2018 - 1:29pm
Area residents of Canton, Michigan, spent a special night out at Heritage Park’s North Pavilion earlier this month celebrating diversity in their community at this year’s National Night Out, featuring Canton’s Annual ‘Not In Our Town’ program.