In her book, Turning to One Another, Margaret Wheatley writes that great changes begin when people begin to talking to each other about their experiences, hopes and fears. But how do we start having these sometimes difficult conversations? In this excerpt, Wheatley lays out the six principles for simple conversations to restore hope to the future.
August 23, 2018 - 10:05am
August 21, 2018 - 1:29pm
Area residents of Canton, Michigan, spent a special night out at Heritage Park’s North Pavilion earlier this month celebrating diversity in their community at this year’s National Night Out, featuring Canton’s Annual ‘Not In Our Town’ program.
August 15, 2018 - 10:13am
Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and bias – and a new group called the Community Values Coalition is designed to do just that.
August 7, 2018 - 6:54am
ProPublica's Documenting Hate Project been asking the public to tell them their hate crime stories for about 18 months. Here’s what they’ve found in their second year.
August 4, 2018 - 8:14pm
On August 5, 2012 a white supremacist walked into the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, WI, and killed 6 people. After the attack, Pardeep Kaleka, son of the slain temple president reached out to Arno Michaelis, a former white supremacist. Now, 6 years later, the two are friends and working together to prevent violence. They’ve formed a non-profit, Serve 2 Unite, and recently completed The Gift of Our Wounds, a book about their backgrounds and experiences since the Sikh Temple shooting. In today’s podcast, Not In Our Town Founder Patrice O’Neill sits down with Pardeep and Arno to discuss their new book and share their stories.