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Trump’s ban on Muslims, shut down of borders criminalize our communities

Posted January 26, 2017 4:58 PM

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Our country is a nation of diverse communities with people of all identities and backgrounds.  Through our constitution and our core American values of freedom and equality,  we promise to protect all people no matter their ethnicity, race, faith, sexual orientation, or gender. When these values are not upheld, we must call out the hate and discrimination and stand up for those who are unjustly targeted.

The Trump administration is turning bigoted rhetoric that was the foundation of Trump’s presidential campaign into bigoted policy, less than a week into holding office. The ban on Muslims and shut down of our borders are the first steps in a Trump-era agenda that criminalizes entire communities based on their nationality and origin. In this country, we do not ban, register, or deport people based on their background or identity. We are better than state-sanctioned bigotry.

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Emergency Town Halls & Teach-Ins

Posted January 26, 2017 4:57 PM

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We are organizing emergency town halls and teach-ins around the country to equip our communities with tools and resources to respond to Trump’s agenda. Find one near you and reach out to local organizers to learn how you can get involved.

Use TAKE ON HATE's Emergency Response Tool Kit (also available in Arabic) for resources and guides with everything you need to know to get prepared and take action.

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This doesn't make America great. #TakeOnHateWithTruth

Posted January 19, 2017 3:18 PM

The individuals selected to the Trump cabinet express inherent opposition to the core American values of equality and justice. This dangerous group supports policies that intend to demonize, vilify and criminalize Americans, including those who are Arabs, Muslims and immigrants or refugees. We must remember that a threat to one community’s civil liberties is a threat to all. The U.S. government must respect and protect all Americans and not unethically exclude certain communities.

Follow our #TakeOnHateWithTruth campaign on social media (FacebookTwitterInstagram), or below, where we are sharing the truth about the Trump cabinet and administration's distortion of our American values and principles. We are also sharing ways you can take direct action

Our American values are in jeopardy when they are used in an exclusionary way. Protect your civil liberties. Take the first step and join the movement.

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Action: Call your Senators to tell them to reject Jeff Sessions' nomination for Attorney General. 

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#TakeOnHateWithAction Tool Kit

Posted January 11, 2017 1:27 PM

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Throughout the recent presidential election, we have been forced to reevaluate the ideals that define our nation. What we have learned is that, now, more than ever, we need to come together to uphold our shared values of freedom and equality for all and empower ourselves to speak up against hate.  We must continue to fight for our values and continue to engage within and beyond our communities.  We know that you want to see change and take action.  Below is a brief guide of things you can do today to join our movement and #TakeOnHateWithAction.

Do not despair, work hard and get organized! Click here for the tool kit.

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Now is the time to: HEAL. LOVE. ACT.

Posted January 11, 2017 12:38 PM

We must continue to fight for our values and become stronger leaders for a more hopeful future. We know you want to see change. Take the first step and join the movement. 

National Day of Racial Healing
Mosaic: A Night of Music and Solidarity
Women's March on Washington

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Women's March on Washington

Posted January 11, 2017 10:54 AM

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We're honored to be supporting and participating in the Women's March on Washington, a demonstration that will go down in history. "In the spirit of democracy and in honor of the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers is too great to ignore."

Not able to get to D.C.? Participate in one of the hundreds of sister marches taking place across the country. Click here to find a sister march.

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Mosaic: A Night of Music and Solidarity

Posted January 11, 2017 10:37 AM

After Inauguration Day, we are choosing to stand together in solidarity and peace while acknowledging the challenges our communities face. Join us at Mosaic: A Night of Music and Solidarity on Saturday, Jan. 21 in Dearborn, Mich. to uplift each other's spirits and build bonds that will last us through tough times. All are welcome! #TakeOnHateWithArt

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National Day of Racial Healing

Posted January 11, 2017 10:27 AM

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In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., TAKE ON HATE, Wayne State University and the Arab American National Museum (AANM) are collaborating with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 organizations on Tuesday, Jan. 17, for a National Day of Racial Healing.

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We're hiring! Here's a list of jobs at TAKE ON HATE

Posted December 15, 2016 5:12 PM

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Do you want to join our team to challenge bigotry and discrimination through on-the-ground and online organizing? This is your chance! We're hiring advocacy specialists in Detroit, Chicago and NYC. Click the links below to apply.

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More than 100 Michigan elected officials pledge to stand against hate

Posted December 08, 2016 10:19 AM

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More than 100 elected officials across Michigan have signed a pledge to take a stand against hate and discrimination. The “Stand Strong, Respect Michigan” recommitment pledge is a project of Welcoming Michigan, TAKE ON HATE, Mothering Justice, and the office of State Representative Stephanie Chang.

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