Not In Our Town Presents
Stop Hate Action Kits
What is a hate crime?
What do I do if I am a victim or a witness to a hate crime?
What do I do to stop bullying in my school?
How should I respond if hate groups come to my town?
Hate requires visible and swift action.
Not In Our Town presents a series of online Stop Hate Action Kits to help communities, schools, college campuses, and law enforcement agencies accurately report and consistently respond to incidents; demonstrate support for targeted groups and all residents; and proactively create welcoming, inclusive environments.
These free resources, produced in collaboration with Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, provide community leaders and residents with practical tools and strategies, drawn from essential NIOT resources and critical third-party materials.
For community leaders, local government officials, and everyday residents, this kit includes:
Sample statements for civic leaders to respond to incidents
Advice and inspiring local stories of action when hate groups come to town
Proactive strategies to help cultivate safe, inclusive spaces
Videos and other resources for use in community events
... and much more. Access the community kit online now
For school leaders, educators, staff, and parents, this kit includes:
Strategies for building a positive school climate
Advice for responding quickly to individual and school-wide incidents
Key definitions and examples of bullying and bias-based behaviors
Videos and other resources for lessons and school-wide campaigns to inspire students to be Upstanders
... and much more. Access the school kit online now
For administrators, faculty, and students, this kit includes:
Sample statements in response to bias incidents and acts of hate
Advice for accurately reporting hate incidents
Recommendations for preventing and responding to hate on campus
Best practices for being an ally to targeted students and groups
Inspiring local examples of campuses standing up to hate and intolerance
... and much more. Access the campus kit online now
For law enforcement leaders and officers, training academies, and criminal justice programs, this kit includes:
Model protocols for hate crime reporting
Stories of agencies leading meaningful changes in their towns
Videos and other resources for use in trainings and community outreach activities
Recommended practices for protecting free expression and public safety during events
Strategies for building trust and strengthening relationships with diverse communities
... and much more. Access the law enforcement kit online now