We all cherish the feeling of belonging—being part of a safe, inclusive, and welcoming community. It warrants our collective time, energy, and commitment.
Hate divides us when we discriminate against members of our community. A community-wide, collective response is necessary to eliminate and prevent hate and all forms of racism, discrimination, and oppression. We all have a role to play, as individuals, organizations, faith groups, institutions, and leaders.
Welcome to the Hamilton Anti-Hate Toolkit, one step in our collective response to hate.
To build an inclusive, safe, and welcoming community where all feel a sense of belonging.
This toolkit has something for you, whether you are a community member who wants to stand up against hate, you are a parent wanting to influence a child, you are part of an institution that wants to build a safer Hamilton for all, or you have experienced hate and are looking for support and resources.
Today this toolkit includes:
No Hate in the Hammer member organizations are working on adding these new resources to the toolkit over summer and fall 2023:
This toolkit is the action portion of No Hate in the Hammer’s Hamilton’s Community Response to Hate, which discusses key frameworks and practices necessary for addressing all levels of hate, racism, and discrimination.
The Belonging Pledge