After Sasha Fleischman, an agender teen is set on fire on an Oakland bus, local high school students hold a No Hate basketball event.
Here you will find short films that you can use in your town, school, or department.
This excerpt from “A Prosecutor’s Stand” details the story of Mia Tu Mutch and her brutal attack near a San Francisco public transit station. San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Victor Hwang takes on Mia’s case and raises awareness about the importance of recognizing, prosecuting and preventing hate crimes.
Bullying: Unacceptable for an adult, unacceptable for a child. What will you do to stand up? Learn more about bullying solutions here. Closed captioning available for this film. To turn on closed captioning, hit play and go to the bottom right-hand corner and click "CC."
An excerpt of the critically acclaimed PBS special that sparked a national movement against hate and intolerance tells the uplifting story of how the residents of Billings, Montana, joined together when their neighbors were threatened by white supremacists. Townspeople of all races and religions swiftly moved into action. Religious and community leaders, labor union volunteers, law enforcement, the local newspapers and concerned individuals stood united and spoke loudly for a hate-free community, proclaiming in no uncertain terms "Not In Our Town!"
Transgender activist Mia Tu Mutch was the victim of a vicious hate crime near a public transit station in San Francisco. In this interview, Mia shares her past experiences with law enforcement and provides advice for how they can support and interact with the transgender community.
Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness is a one-hour documentary about a town coming together to take action after anti-immigrant violence devastates the community. In 2008, a series of attacks against Latino residents of Patchogue, New York culminate with the murder of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who had lived in the Long Island village for 13 years.
In 2015, in the wake of hate, fear, and violence...Not In Our Town found courage.
Transgender activists, community members, civic leaders and local law enforcement gather in Oakland, CA on Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor the victims of brutal hate crimes across the country. Learn more at the NIOT.org blog. Please share this video with your friends and community.
Local student leaders from the Ferguson Youth Initiative came up with the idea to hold a summit to talk about how to make change in the aftermath of the tragedy their community has experienced. In late September, young people gathered at Florissant Valley Community College just miles from where Michael Brown was shot. Joined by community members and educators, the group talked about how the relationship between youth and the police of Ferguson needs to change, and what activities are needed in their town.
The Not In Our Town team went to the streets of downtown Oakland to ask residents what they would like to see change in the aftermath of Ferguson. Video produced by Diana Wendel, with Jeremy Jue and Cassandra Belson. Stills courtesy of Berkeleyside.