Across the country, people are coming together to stand with their Muslim neighbors and friends after a gunman killed 50 Muslim worshippers in two mosques on Friday. From Illinois to California to Florida, local Not In Our Town groups are part of these efforts to rebuke Islamophobia and hate, and to make their communities safer for all residents.
March 17, 2019 - 9:20am
March 15, 2019 - 11:22pm
50 Muslim people were killed during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand as a 28-year-old gunman waged an assault on worshippers while he filmed the process, posting live on Facebook. Children were killed, with their parents and grandparents. People watched their friends and loved ones die. The loss of these lives is reverberating around the world.
March 15, 2019 - 4:49pm
Standing up to the legacy of slavery and the confederacy isn't just happening in the South. Many miles away in San Rafael, CA, a battle is underway over a school district called "Dixie."
March 8, 2019 - 2:29pm
This month there are NIOT film screenings and other events planned in Alaska, California, Ohio and New York State.
February 24, 2019 - 7:05am
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced in December that his office was opening a dedicated Hate Crimes Bureau to deal with the problem of anti-Semitic hate crimes and other bias-motivated attacks in his borough. We reached out and asked him some questions about how they are approaching the recent steep rise in bias crimes and how they are working to improve trust and cooperation with affected communities.