Just months after he was elected as Mayor of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Mayor Steve Scaffidi was faced with the challenge of leading a town that had just experienced one of the deadliest hate crime attacks in recent history. His new book "Six Months In August" profiles a community in crisis from the perspective of Mayor Scaffidi. Patrice O'Neill, Executive Producer and Director of Not In Our Town's "Waking In Oak Creek" sits down with Mayor Scaffidi to discuss his newly released book.
Oak Creek WI
Two years after the horrific shooting at the Sikh Temple of Oak Creek, WI, the town is coming together to honor the six worshippers who were killed that day and to celebrate the community’s relentless optimism, or “Chardhi Kala.”