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April 23, 2021 - 5:28pm
President Biden signed the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act in law on May 20, after a rare bipartisan vote in both the Senate and the House to advance the bill to his desk. The legislation is aimed at bolstering efforts to combat rising anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
April 23, 2021 - 1:58pm
What are you waiting for? Get on it! Details on the free sessions and a listing of national/local NIOT events in the pipeline. 
April 23, 2021 - 1:41pm
Here at NIOT, we know that storytelling is a critical part of our activism. On June 8, we streamed a webinar for journalists and bloggers, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. The topic is "complicating the narratives." We'll be offering guidance to help journalists produce more nuanced and inclusive interviews and stories when they are reporting on hate and intolerance. Watch now.
April 23, 2021 - 8:38am
In this episode, we examine how the tragic killing of Khalid Jabara, a young man who was murdered by his next door neighbor in a hate crime, prompted a call for vital changes in hate crime law and reporting. New legislation, The Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act, passed last week in Senate, would improve hate crime reporting and expand assistance and resources for hate crime victims.
April 16, 2021 - 1:27pm
In our weekly feature, we'll be sharing 5 headlines from the week that struck us as important. We hope you'll visit the original stories. Just click on the graphic and a link will take you there.