Responding to Hate and Violence Resources
- Anti Defamation League
The Anti Defamation League fights anti-Semitism around the world. Its website offers news, articles, lesson plans, teaching tips, and resources for educators.
- Blink, a POV, PBS Documentary
Witness the testimony of Greg Withrow, once a fanatical rising star in the white supremacist movement, as he struggles with a legacy of hatred handed down across generations. Teacher's resources included.
- Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism
A nonpartisan domestic research and policy center at California State University-San Bernardino that examines how bigotry, advocacy of extreme methods, and terrorism threaten people's human rights on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and disability.
- Hate groups and Patriot groups in the United States, Intelligence Report 1999
- Ministry in the Midst of Hate and Violence
Ministry in the Midst of Hate and Violence (MMHV) is a program of the General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church. It has news about hate crimes and how Christians are responding.
- Hate on the Internet, American Jewish Committee
An in-depth look at hate on the internet, including quotations and illustrations from hate sites on the web.
- National Coalition for Burned Churches
The mission of the National Coalition for Burned Churches and Community Empowerment is to provide advocacy support and technical assistance to burned church victims and to children, youth and families in communities where churches are at risk of being burned for reasons motivated by racial or religous hatred; and further to address the root causes of these acts of violence by nurturing the development of stronger, healthier communiteis through programs in public education, training, research, public policy and advocacy.
- Responding to Hate in School
Responding to Hate at School offers strategies and recommendations for addressing day-to-day problems such as casual use of putdowns, emergency situations like hate crimes, and long-term issues including school policies and staff development designed to promote harmony. May be ordered or read online (PDF format).
- Simon Wiesenthal Center
With offices throughout the world, the Wiesenthal Center carries
on the continuing fight against bigotry and antisemitism and
pursues an active agenda of related contemporary issues.
- Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, the Center is known for its years of courtroom accomplishments, legal victories against white supremacist groups, monitoring of hate activity across the country, national tolerance education and the Civil Rights Memorial.
- Symbols Used by Hate Groups
The symbols pictured on this web page are the ones most often used by white supremacist organizations. They are used
extensively by groups such as the World Church of the Creator and The Hammerskin Nation.
- Teaching Tolerance
Curriculum resources include the free video-and-text teaching kits America's Civil Rights Movement and The Shadow of Hate, which chronicle the history of hatred and intolerance in America and the struggle to overcome prejudice. A third teaching kit, Starting Small, is a teacher-training package for early childhood educators.
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Note: These links are provided to enable visitors to find other sites on the Internet that may be of interest for concerned mission-minded people. Not all external links will have materials consistent with the official policies and statements of the General Board of Global Ministries or The United Methodist Church. Only General Conference speaks for The United Methodist Church.