Guest Blog Submission Guidelines | Not in Our Town

Guest Blog Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in writing for the blog. Like our films, our blog features stories, solutions and discussions relevant to those who are working together to make their towns and schools safe and inclusive for all.

We are interested in blog posts that address or model the following:

  • What communities and schools can do when hate comes to town
  • What communities and schools can do to prevent hate, bias and intolerance
  • Student led anti-bullying and anti-bias activities, programs, and solutions
  • Anti-hate or anti-bias activities or campaigns in communities and towns
  • The role of educators, civic leaders, law enforcement and/or interfaith leaders in the fight against hate and intolerance
  • Supporting victims of hate
  • The hate crime reporting gap

Guest posts should:

  • Be useful to the Not In Our Town community
  • Not be self-promotional or include marketing links, though authors may link back to their site in their author bio (see below)
  • Be original, and include hyperlinks to source all facts quoted in the blog post

500-750 words

Please provide at least two images, one of which is a photo of the author. Images from the web should be sourced with captions. They can be emailed as low-res images in jpg, gif or png formats. You may also embed videos.

Author Bio:
Include a 2-3 sentence bio, which may include links back to the author’s site, Facebook page, etc.

Sample Blog Posts:
Here are a variety of ways people have shared their stories and ideas.

Interested in writing a blog for Contact our team at with your story idea and how it is relevant to the Not In Our Town community.