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August 1, 2017 - 11:59pm
Here is an overview of some of the workshops Not In Our Town has to offer, including: the Safe, Inclusive Community Workshop, Not In Our Town: Intro to Gold Star Cities, Responding to Bullying, Hate and Intolerance: Not In Our School, Intro to Inclusive and Identity Safe Schools Workshop, and NIOS for Parents: Building Empathy at Home and School.
July 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
"When do you stand up to hate, and when do you play it safe?" If someone sees you standing up to hate, it will become easier for them too. Simran Jeet Singh courageously stood up when he was called a racial slur on the street. He reached out to a young man who will probably never forget what happened. Simran not only expressed bravery, but played a vital role in using his voice to stop hate.  Simran Jeet Singh is Sikh and has been on the receiving end of racial hate many times. But recently, as he jogged through Riverside Park in Manhattan, he knew how to respond. 
June 12, 2017 - 1:46pm
Community members and leaders from Marin County CA shared stories of hate incidents in schools and the community at a Not In Our Town event to Build Compassionate Community.
June 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
Direct confrontation and violence are exactly what many hate groups would like to see when they come into a community. Don't let it happen in your town. 
June 3, 2017 - 9:31am
After a hate attack in Portland, how do people who witness hate and harassment find the courage to stand up for each other?