Understanding & Preventing Hate-Based Activity - A Community Event on October 3, 2022

Preventing & Understanding Hate-Based Activity Kittery

The Maine and New Hampshire Seacoast area has experienced increased hate-based activity in recent months.  In response to this increase, please join us for Understanding & Preventing Hate-Based Activity, an informative presentation and Q&A with area police departments and local community groups working to address hate-based activity.   This community event will be offered in-person on October 3, 2022 and online on October 6, 2022.

In-person Event

The in-person event will take place from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Monday, October 3, 2022 at the Kittery Community Center - Star Theatre, located at 120 Rogers Road in Kittery, Maine. While there, stop by one of the DEI Committee tables to share ideas on how to make Kittery a more equitable and inclusive community. Refreshments will be available. Childcare will be provided by local, background-checked professionals.  To register for the in-person event, please click here. 

Online Event

For those that cannot attend in person, the event will be held remotely on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.   To register for the online event, please click here.  Once registered, you will receive an email containing a link and all information needed to join the meeting.

About the Event

At the event, attendees will learn about new ways to talk to neighbors and community members about proactive and effective methods for responding to hate-based activity. 

The event will also offer information and insight on:

  • How to identify symbols affiliated with hate groups
  • Active groups identified in our area
  • How activity in the Seacoast compares regionally and nationally
  • Actions you can take if you encounter literature or activity of hate groups
This event is hosted by Maine and New Hampshire Police Departments of Kittery, Portsmouth, South Berwick, Ogunquit, UNH, and Dover, Granite State Progress, New Hampshire Council of Churches, New Hampshire Listens, United Against Hate on Seacoast, and area school districts & community groups.
Understanding & Preventing Hate-Based Activity Kittery
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