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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 for the second of two FREE events.

This event, at Novato City Hall, 901 Sherman Avenue, features a screening of a short documentary called "Waking in Oak Creek." In addition, there will be two guest speakers:

Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis

Pardeep, whose father was killed in the attack, and Arno, a former white supremacist, will share their personal accounts of forgiveness after hate, and the experiences that helped them form a friendship and a shared mission to end hate-based violence.

Free event, but registration appreciated niotnovato.eventbrite.com

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 "Waking in Oak Creek"
As the Sikh community in Oak Creek, Wisconsin prepares for Sunday prayers, a deadly hate attack shatters their lives, but not their resilience. After six worshipers are killed by a white supremacist, the local community finds inspiration in the Sikh tradition of forgiveness and faith.

About United Against Hate Week, November 11-18, 2018
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.

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