Blog | Not in Our Town


March 30, 2016 - 4:56pm
Most families have so many things in common: they share love, get into conflicts, face life’s daily routines, overcome challenges together, and take care of one another. Yet they are also unique and special in their own ways. As children grow up, they need to see, hear, and learn about people like themselves as well as learn about others who might be different from them.
March 25, 2016 - 4:25pm
In case you missed the latest news from Not In Our Town's Facebook and Twitter, here's a collection of the top recent stories and most engaging posts:
March 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
As political campaigns have ramped up anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and racially charged rhetoric, there has been an alarming escalation of hate related incidents across the country.
March 4, 2016 - 12:30pm
Hundreds of students gathered in Oakland this week to watch their local NBA team, the Golden State Warriors, take a powerful stand against bullying with Not In Our Town. 
February 4, 2016 - 3:15pm
By Patrice O’Neill, Filmmaker and Not In Our Town Leader I told the audience I was wearing red that night to express a sense of urgency about the need for all of us to stand up to hate at this volatile moment in our country. The Depot in Downtown Lexington MA was standing room only, as town leaders and residents from the area, representatives from five law enforcement agencies, members of diverse faiths--including a large contingent of Muslims and Sikhs--school board members, superintendents, teachers, and elected officials gathered to learn about Not In Our Town and see the film Waking in Oak Creek.