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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 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.
March 4, 2022 - 2:28pm
Join NIOT founder Patrice O'Neill and independent educational consultant Becki Cohn Vargas for a webinar on preventing and addressing bullying, racism and intolerance in schools. We've partnered with Share My Lesson to invite educators, parents, and caregivers to learn how to help support children at home and school by teaching them about bullying, how to stand up to it, and how to get help. The event is March 25 at 5 pm PT | 8 pm ET.