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United Against Hate Week Event

Please join Not In Our Town (NIOT) Novato, the City of Novato and Novato Police Department, the Novato Unified School District and North Marin Community Services and Unity in Marin for the first of two FREE events.

The first event, on November 8,  will be held at Unity in Marin, 600 Palm Drive, and includes:

5pm: Join in on the Age Friendly Novato mural painting

6:30pm: View a screening of "Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness"

After the film: Participate in a community discussion with a student panel.

Special thanks to Novato Charter School and the Many Hearts Committee for hosting this event.

The second event is on November 10.

About Not In Our Town
Not In Our Town is a movement to stop hate, address bullying and build safe, inclusive communities for all. It’s a project of The Working Group, an Oakland-based nonprofit founded in 1988. The organization bases its approach on the premise that real change takes place at the local level. Not In Our Town combines documentary storytelling with on-the-ground training, social media and organizing tools to help local leaders build vibrant, diverse cities and towns where all are safe, included and respected, niot.org

About the Documentary " Light in the Darkness"
 
"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.

About United Against Hate Week
A week of local civic action in every Bay Area community to stop hate, bullying and bias. Join your neighbors in building safe, inclusive communities. UnitedAgainstHateWeek.org

Marin United Against Hate Image

 

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