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Hate crimes skyrocketed after the election of Donald Trump. But some people are doing something about it.

Hate crimes in New York were up 63% compared to the year before, so activists in New York decided that they needed to run workshops to train people on what to do if they witness a hate crime.

Instead of being a bystander to harassment or a hate crime, they are teaching people how to be an “upstander”, including how to defuse a potentially violent situation while keeping themselves safe.

We need more of this, everywhere.


One Comment

  1. j. wrote:

    Maybe this along with some self defense training? j.

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:48 am | Permalink