Seven years ago today, on Sunday, August 5, six lives were taken at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in what was then the deadliest hate crime attack in US. history. In the wake of this weekend, there is much to learn from all of these leaders and the residents of Oak Creek about how a community can heal and transform after deep harm.
August 5, 2019 - 9:38am
August 5, 2019 - 6:09am
To families and friends who have lost someone to hate, please know, we will stand with you. The way we stand is with our actions. We have to bolster our communities and build connections and communication as hate escalates.
August 2, 2019 - 1:39pm
Gwendolyn VanSant is an author and organizer who leads Multicultural BRIDGE in the Massachusetts Berkshires. In this post, Gwendolyn explains how colorblindness gets us only halfway to being proficient in navigating across culture and difference in a meaningful, sustainable way.
July 30, 2019 - 12:48pm
Our roundup of stories from around the country includes Pride stories from small town America (Henderson, South Carolina) to ideas from law enforcement for preventing discrimination in big cities (San Francisco, CA). Send us stories that inspire you!
June 27, 2019 - 7:23pm
This summer, Not In Our Town is offering free films for community gatherings to galvanize support for hate crime response and prevention. The Ad Council is also offering their powerful 11 minute film Rising as part of this program.