The attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh was a tragic reminder of what's at stake. Many of us have been or know someone who has been targeted by hate based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, ability, and/or nationality. But, together, we can take action.
I'm writing to remind you there is something we can do to stop hate.
It begins with us, in our local communities. Not In Our Town provides resources, guidance and action steps for community leaders, school leaders, students and people like you so that we can interrupt the hate, bullying and intolerance that is all around us.
Right here, right now, and every day, each of us can take action that will enable us to counter the hate that is rising. Not In Our Town is there for our communities and schools. We are there for people who are not willing to stand by as hate harms our neighbors.
Every day we receive messages from community and school leaders seeking help and guidance from across the country and tens of thousands access our materials on NIOT.org. These tools are free and accessible to everyone.
We can’t do this without your support!
NIOT served thousands of people this year in over 100 screenings, facilitated meetings and workshops for communities across the country.
United Against Hate Week. Not In Our Town was proud to facilitate this project in partnership with Bay Area city leaders and community groups. It provides a model for community engagement and action that we will be sharing across the country in 2019.
New Stop Hate Action Kits are mobile-ready for Communities, Schools, Law Enforcement and Campus Leaders who want immediate advice on how to respond to hate and bias incidents.
NIOT.org presents over a hundred free films and lesson plans for schools and communities who want to prevent hate and address the intolerance that our young people are absorbing.
NIOT serves a network of over 150 law enforcement leaders across the country working with their residents to prevent hate crimes. These connections are vital at a time when relationships between police and communities are frayed.