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August 27, 2018 - 10:43am
The chief of police in Boise, Idaho, talks about his department’s work with the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the city’s refugee communities. 
August 27, 2018 - 10:01am
Stories from the Not In Our Town network. This week: Roz Seiden is an upstander in her community of Larkspur, CA. Watch her story.
August 27, 2018 - 9:13am
Since the 1970s, thousands of refugees from countries like Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, and Somalia have started new lives in Idaho. The new documentary American Beat: Cops and Refugees Join Forces in Boise weaves together three heartwarming stories that rise above the divisive politics of immigration.
August 23, 2018 - 10:05am
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 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.