Coming Together to Stop the Spread of Hate

As we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19, we also need to contain the spread of fear, hostility, and discrimination. The 211 phone line and 211la website are available 24/7 to help in multiple languages. The following list includes more information and resources for working together to stop the spread of hate and replace it with solidarity. Remember: we're all in this together and we'll get through it together. The remedy for hate is caring and community. "Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it." Karl Menninger

211 Cards and Flyers

"What You Can Do If You Witness Hate" - Alternatives for what to do when you witness bias-motivated hostility. 

"but WORDS will never HURT me" - A description of hate speech, its harmful effects, and what you can do about it.

"pero las PALABRAS nunca me HARÁN DAÑO" - "but WORDS will never HURT me" in Spanish.

23 Tips on Cross-Cultural Communication - Recommendations for communicating with people whose cultures are different from your own.

A Primer on Addressing Intergroup Conflict in a Multicultural Workplace - An introduction to maintaining healthy work relationships among employees who represent a variety of cultures.

"Research Brief on Reducing Implicit Bias" - Overview of what research has found is effective for managing your own personal prejudices.

Resilience and Intergroup Solidarity Education - Learning experiences for promoting respect and inclusion, affirming human rights, and equipping youth and adults to seek justice and build peace.

"The Respect Range" - Graphic display of the stages of disrespect and respect.

"Stages of Prejudice" - Visual display of how prejudice festers in declining from silent support to openly hostile attack.