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May 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
After swastikas appeared in various places across North Hempstead, New York and a local JCC was victim to a bomb threat, these Long Islanders banned together against hate.
May 9, 2017 - 2:53pm
Why are there Not In Our Town posters hung in so many windows in El Cerrito, California? Read more to find out!
April 6, 2017 - 5:52pm
Two screenings of Not In Our Town films  in Massachussetts sparked discussion about how to resist hate and intolerance in campus and community settings. Patrice O’Neill presented Light in the Darkness at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA and Waking in Oak Creek at UMASS Boston with the Conflict Resolution School.         
March 30, 2017 - 11:59am
NIOT has been getting requests from schools and communities across the country about how to respond to hate incidents. NIOS leader Becki Cohn Vargas offers this advice.
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.