Bowling Green, OH: A Vigil for the Tree of Life Synagogue & the Community of Jeffersonville, KY
Sunday, November 4, 2018
First Presbyterian Church | 126 South Church Street | Bowling Green
Join us as we remember the victims of the massacres at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg and the recent hate killings in Jeffersonville, Kentucky through remembrance of the victims and through expressing support of their families, communities and faith traditions.
Attendees can sign a banner with supporting messages and donations will be accepted to help rebuild the Tree of Life Synagogue. There will also be time for fellowship afterwards with coffee and cookies.
Novato, CA: Free "Light in the Darkness" Screening
Thursday, November 8, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Unity Church, 600 Palm Drive, Novato, CA 94945 (map)
Screening of the film "Light in the Darkness" and a community discussion.
Hosted by NIOT Novato, Novato Charter School Many Hearts Committee. In cooperation with the Novato Unified School District, Novato Police Department, the City of Novato and Unity in Marin.
United Against Hate Week
November 11 - 18, 2018
United Against Hate was created by civic leaders in direct response to the sharp rise in expressions of hate in our communities. We want to empower local residents to take action in their local communities and alter the course of this growing intolerance.
United Against Hate Week (Nov. 11-18, 2018) is a call for local civic action by people in every Bay Area community to stop the hate and implicit biases that are a dangerous threat to the safety and civility of our neighborhoods, towns and cities. We believe that when cities and their residents work together against hate, we can restore respect and civil discourse, embrace the strength of diversity and build inclusive and equitable communities for all.
If you believe that too, then sign up to take action. You can post signs, host events, share stories, attend rallies, and connect with schools and neighborhood civic institutions. Nothing is too small, because working united in each community is what will defeat hate in all communities.
Fremont, CA: Free "Waking in Oak Creek" Screening
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Canyon Road, Fremont, CA (map)
The documentary Waking In Oak Creek profiles a suburban town rocked by hate after six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin are killed by a white supremacist. In the year following the attack, the mayor and police chief lead the community as they forge new bonds with their Sikh neighbors. Young temple members and a police lieutenant, shot 17 times in the attack, inspire thousands to gather for events and honor the victims. After one of the deadliest hate crime attacks in recent U.S. history, the film highlights a community and law enforcement working together to overcome tragedy, stand up to hate, and create a safe town for all.
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