TAKE ON HATE calls on its members to defend DACA and stand in solidarity with our undocumented community in the United States
This week the president is expected to make an announcement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has affected the lives of almost 1 million undocumented youth since it went into effect in 2012. ACCESS’ Campaign to TAKE ON HATE calls on its members to defend DACA and stand in solidarity with our undocumented community in the United States who depend on this vital program for their livelihood.Read more
ACCESS’ Campaign to TAKE ON HATE strongly condemns the shameful and blatant expression of white supremacy demonstrated in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, which resulted in the loss of 3 lives and 19 injured. We cannot and will not tolerate any expression of hate, bigotry, racism or violence that is veiled in freedom of speech.
The ban on Muslims and shut down of our borders are the first steps in a Trump-era agenda that criminalize 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. Now is the time to resist.Read more
Urge your elected officials to publicly call out Trump's executive orders on immigrants and refugees and stand up for those who are being unjustly targeted. The ban on Muslims and shutdown of our borders are the first steps in a Trump-era agenda that criminalizes entire communities based on their nationality and origin. In this nation of diverse communities, we do not ban, register, or deport people based on their background or identity. We are better than state-sanctioned bigotry.
Use our easy-to-use form below to contact your representatives* in Congress. We also encourage you to use the same talking points to contact your local elected officials, such as your mayors, city council members and school boards to stand up for what is right and ensure that our Muslim, Arab, South Asian, Latinx and all communities will not face hate and bigotry based on their skin color, their faith, or their country of origin.
*Note to Michigan residents: Contact Sen. Gary Peters at peters.senate.gov
Also, refer to our #TakeOnHateWithAction Tool Kit to learn what you can do today to join our movement and get organized!
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.Read more
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.
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.