Not In Our Town

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Not In Our Town (NIOT) is the primary project of The Working Group, a non-profit media and community engagement organization based in Oakland, CA. NIOT is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe, inclusive communities for all. NIOT provides films, stories tools, and action steps—both online and on-the-ground—to help individuals and communities find new ways to create thriving, diverse environments. NIOT’s programs focus on communities, schools, and law enforcement. Over the past two decades, NIOT has held thousands of screenings, produced five acclaimed PBS films, and released nearly 100 short web videos, which have attracted over one million views. NIOT’s K-12 education initiative, Not In Our School, provides free tools including 70 short films, lesson plans and campaign guides to address bullying and intolerance, reaching over 250,000 students. Learn more about Not In Our School by visiting Niot.org/nios.

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Not In Our Town
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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:37pm
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This ten-step guide will help you mobilize students to develop a bullying and intolerance prevention campaign, and become “upstanders” who take...
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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:40pm
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Not In Our School (NIOS) has joined forces to fight bullying with Kitarah, Maverik, and Mateo, amazing artists from KutRoc Records who shared their...
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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:47pm
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In this new video geared toward elementary schools, students from Grimmer Elementary School in Fremont, CA explore the impact of bullying and ways to...
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:04am
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Student leaders from Del Sur Middle School in Lancaster, California visit a local elementary school and teach 4th and 5th grade students how to be...
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:15am
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At Orange High School in Pepper Pike, Ohio, students are mapping their school to locate the spaces where bullying takes place. After identifying the...
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:12pm
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Each year, Facing History teacher Jane Wooster asks the students in her classes to take on a "social action" project of their own choosing. This year...
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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 6:05pm
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Tension is mounting in the St. Louis area as residents await a grand jury decision about whether to indict the police officer who shot an unarmed...
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:18am
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Identity safe classrooms are those in which teachers strive to ensure students that their social identities are an asset rather than a barrier to...
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:33pm
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Dealing with bullying is a delicate and complex procedure. The Not In Our School (NIOS) Parent Guide for Preventing and Addressing Bullying and...
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:47pm
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Across the country, students and teachers are sharing stories, joining together and taking action to create safe schools, free from stereotypes,...