Community Leaders Voice Support for United Against Hate Week in Video Campaign
Community members from across the Bay Area have voiced support for United Against Hate Week in this powerful video campaign. Check out their statements.
Speaking up is an important way to spread the word that we support safe, inclusive communities and that we Stand United Against Hate.
Patricia Brooks, policy advisor to Alameda County says: "As a person of color I've witnessed how things have changed, how people speak to people, and we need to stop. We need to stop and reset and remember what America is all about." #StandUnitedAgainstHate @UAHWeek pic.twitter.com/hCRwM8It9i— Not In Our Town (@notinourtown) October 24, 2018
Mayor @JohnBauters says that as an #LGBTQ kid, he faced homophobia from an early age. “As an elected official, it's really important to me that anybody who wishes to...can come here, stay here & thrive here.” Join John + your neighbors during https://t.co/KGut89HAgi @UAHWeek pic.twitter.com/5dt7Rktv4R— Not In Our Town (@notinourtown) October 23, 2018
It inspires us to see Margaretta Lin, director of @Dellums4Justice, share her story of how hate-based law impacted her life. Pls. watch + share. Let’s all stand #UnitedAgainstHate this November! pic.twitter.com/E48QrJLaUa— Not In Our Town (@notinourtown) October 22, 2018
"Being a man wearing a turban and walking around with a full beard, I often feel unsafe.— Not In Our Town (@notinourtown) October 20, 2018
I'm sure there are other people who feel unsafe around me & that makes me sad.
I don't think it should be that way." — Harshdeep Singh Nanda #WhyIStandAgainstHate#UnitedAgainstHate pic.twitter.com/rsU41yrktN