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April 28, 2022 - 8:52am
Not In Our Town is pleased to announce the World Premiere of our new documentary feature Repairing the World: Stories From the Tree of Life. Our film is the Centerpiece Film at the 2022 Pittsburgh JFilm Festival, which will screen in-person at the AMC Waterfront on Thursday, May 5 at 7 PM.
March 28, 2022 - 9:45am
What can we do in the face of hate? Listen to a podcast featuring NIOT Founder and Co-Director Patrice O'Neill in conversation with State of Inclusion's Ame Sanders about how to build diversity, equity, and inclusion at the intersection of community and business in your town.
March 23, 2022 - 4:05pm
This Interactive Learning Community event for educators will provide strategies to address interpersonal and institutional bias. Participants will have the opportunity to develop an action plan to build an inclusive school community. This event will be limited to 50 participants and run for approximately 1 hour in length. The event is Tuesday, April 26, at 4 PT / 7 ET.
March 15, 2022 - 9:29am
Writer and researcher Shayna Han reflects on the Atlanta spa shootings one year later in this moving post. "The outpouring of support is short-lived and people are not interested in addressing the root causes of this societal problem," she writes, calling for effective, lasting progress on addressing anti-Asian bias and preventing anti-Asian hate crimes. 
March 8, 2022 - 2:29pm
One of Not In Our Town's newest chapters is NIOT-Northport in Long Island, N.Y. The group started during the pandemic in the summer of 2020 with eight members and has grown to become a major force in the Northport community with a very active Facebook page and Instagram following. Recently NIOT National zoomed in with some of its founding members — Joanne, Meghan, Molly, and Chrissy — to talk about the amazing work they are doing in their community and their plans for 2022.