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December 9, 2022 - 8:35am
First broadcast during the early days of PBS community engagement efforts in 1995, the half-hour Not In Our Town film about people in Billings, MT standing up to hate is a success story that continues to resonate in communities and schools. Back then, and to this day, Not In Our Town stories ask and answer the question: What can we do in our local communities to stop hate and the bigotry that fuels it? 
November 21, 2022 - 4:26pm
Five lives lost and at least 25 injured in Colorado Springs.
October 27, 2022 - 10:25am
NIOT Co-Director Pardeep Kaleka writes about Kanye's weaponized words and how we can resist with our own.
October 11, 2022 - 2:28pm
Pardeep Kaleka is the new Co-Director of Not In Our Town. "We are grateful and elated to welcome Pardeep Kaleka as a new leader in this movement to stop hate and build inclusion in our communities.  I could not imagine a better partner in this work than Pardeep.  His experience, wisdom and commitment will help guide this community driven movement at a crucial time. I know his words and actions will inspire millions to stand up and speak out. " - Patrice O’Neill, Founder and Co-Director Not In Our Town
September 25, 2022 - 11:41am
A new NIOT documentary, "Repairing the World: Stories From the Tree of Life," not only shows the extraordinary aftermath where an entire community joined hands to heal, but also examines the threat to democracy and human rights by white extremists. Please watch this important conversation, hosted by the Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights at Columbia University.