In the tragic wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, legendary songwriter, producer and musician Nile Rodgers re-recorded his classic hit song to revitalize a spirit of unity, solidarity and civic pride. The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' documentary will be shown as part of Globalvision Film Festival's Pop Culture Weekend offerings from April 23-25, 2021. On Friday, April 23, join us at 7:30 PM ET for a live Q&A with musical legend Nile Rodgers and Nancy Hunt of the We Are Family Foundation and NIOT's Executive Director Patrice O'Neill! Find out more here and register to attend.
April 5, 2021 - 7:41am
March 20, 2021 - 8:02am
We all have a roll to play in fighting anti-Asian bias and hate in our communities. Our new guide offers ideas and suggestions for individuals, local NIOT groups and elected officials to put into action. Stand up, speak out and fight hate in your town.
March 9, 2021 - 12:30pm
A 5th grader named Bella decided to wear her traditional ribbon skirt to "Formal Wear Day" at her school in Canada. An educator told her that her skirt was inappropriate and "didn't match." What happened next was a community standing up to support her.
March 8, 2021 - 12:44pm
Stories from the Not In Our Town network. This week: Shelley Krause is an upstander in her community of Princeton, NJ. Watch her story.
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.