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March 5, 2021 - 8:22am
Watch the full video of this NIOT virtual conversation that features methods to communicate effectively and respond quickly to hate incidents. The rise in Anti-Asian hate provided an urgent frame for this discussion for NIOT communities (new and existing) and any community groups standing up to hate. Pardeep Kaleka, Grande Lum, Yamuna Hopwood (Chinese for Affirmative Action) and Kenney Tran (#IAmNotAVirus) talked about the needs of targeted communities and effective responses. Communications strategies were presented by Project Over Zero's Rachel Brown and Samantha Owen. 
March 2, 2021 - 8:52am
A high school student and a former mayor join forces to stand up to hate in a suburban New Jersey town founded in 1670. Learn more about Not In Our Town, Chesterfield, NJ.  
February 9, 2021 - 8:09am
Actors, activists are sounding the alarm on surging attacks against Asian Americans. Activist Amanda Nguyen, finalist for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, wants more people to speak out against anti-Asian hate crimes: “Silence erases our humanity. Yet it roars through the head of every Asian American as they step out the door and are afraid... How many more people need to be killed?” Watch a video report on recent hate violence and hear from activists about what you can do to help. 
January 26, 2021 - 8:09am
Dr. Pete Simi is a national expert whose work deeply explores the threat of extremist groups and examines how to counter the recruiting methods of white nationalist movements.
January 16, 2021 - 1:42pm
Filmed on January 15, 2021, three short videos from The Divided Community Project provide ideas community leaders might consider in the face of looming protests. For additional resources, look here:​.