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Hate Crime Awareness Week 12th-19th October 2013

The first Hate Crime Awareness Week took place last year and was launched with a historic event at a St Paul’s Cathedral.

Following its success we are doing it all again and hope you’ll join us to help paint the country purple! We are asking venues to decorate themselves purple and to work in partnership with local organisations, the voluntary sector, police and councils to promote the work that is being done to tackle local hate crime issues.

You can sign up to the Facebook events that we have set up here:

Hate Crime Awareness Week Poster

Hate Crime Awareness Week Poster - Word

Hate Crime Awareness Week Leaflet

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Keep Calm and Say No To Hate merchandise

Keep Calm and Say No To Hate Merchandise

This year we have produced a range of “Keep Calm and Say No To Hate” t-shirts, badges and balloons. Details of how to get them will be available here shortly.

Hate Crime Awareness Events – A to Z of Ideas

We are putting together a list of ideas for Hate Crime Awareness Events that people can organise here:

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  • Information Stalls – organise a stall with Hate Crime information, Local Support and Reporting Services. Last year Mencap organised stalls at three major train stations to promote their “Stand by Me” campaign (tackling disability hate crime).
  • Invite your LGBT Liaison Officer – contact your borough LGBT Liaison Officer and invite them to promote their services. Most Police organisations throughout the UK have appointed LGBT Liaison Officers and have specialist Community Safety Units to deal with Hate Crime/Community Safety issues.
  • Posters – check and update your local Hate Crime posters to ensure you are sign-posting local information. Contact you local council and police for resources to promote their services.
  • Social Networking – help us promote what we are doing by joining our 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign Facebook page and following us our HateCrimeVigil profile on Twitter. We have set up events to advertise what we are doing but will only be successful if you help us by inviting your friends and sharing our links. You can also sign up for our newsletter (distributed via Mailchimp).

You can really help us make a difference wherever you are in the world!

Get in touch if you want to be involved or have any ideas we can use!   info@17-24-30.org

And if you miss the week this year you can always start planning for next year!2014 Awareness Week Logo

Downloads:

Quarter Page Advert download: 172430 Advert 2013 pdf

2013 Archive

  • 7th Sept 2013 – Public Meeting outlining plans for this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week.
  • 19th Sep 2013 – QX Magazine No 967 promote our event at St Paul’s Cathedral

2013 09 19 QX No 967 - St Paul's 1

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