Blog | Not in Our Town


September 18, 2015 - 9:36am
San Francisco’s Asian American community has mobilized in recent weeks in response to a series of anti-Asian hate attacks. Rallies across the city were held to send a clear message that the community was united against hate.
September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
In addition to NIOS Spanish resources, a great collection of additional resources about preventing and addressing bullying are written in the Spanish language. Some are found on bullying prevention websites in Spanish speaking countries, while others are translations of English materials on US websites. This blog provides is a brief overview of these materials. Some are one page overviews while others are longer guides. These materials can be used for individual use and for training sessions. We also are sharing websites with additional information, tools, and services in the United States as well as Spanish speaking countries.   ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••  
September 15, 2015 - 12:14pm
Not In Our Town was proud to screen our film, Waking in Oak Creek, to a packed hall at Google headquarters last week, in partnership with Google's Diversity Committee.
September 9, 2015 - 4:12pm
Hassan Aden says an effective police chief must focus not just on what’s going on in his department, but be transparent with those outside of it. “In order to change the culture, they have to latch onto you, believe in you,” Aden said. “The reality is that a new chief has to remain apolitical, but be politically adept.”
September 1, 2015 - 10:10am
Our globalized world allows communities of support to come together via online technology to speak up while also standing up to hate crimes, unfair laws, and bigotry against the LGBTQ community in their own towns and in countries across the world. Just as Not In Our Town focuses on community actions for change, individuals and groups across the world are using many creative ways to get heard from marches and other visible actions, to international boycotts and petitions.