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European Youth Information and Counselling Agency
87, Route de Thionville L-2611 Luxembourg
Tel.: +352 24873992 - Fax: +352 26293215
Email: secretariat(at)eryica.org

Join NoHateSpeech movement's Action Day for Victims of Hate Crimes 22nd July!

 

ERYICA encourages all its members and stakeholders to join the NoHateSpeech movement's annual Action Day for Victims of Hate Crimes on 22nd of July 2017.

Raising awereness of hate crimes and public condemnation of hate speech is more important than ever. Action Day calls for the support the victims of hate speech and crimes. 

 

For your organisation to join the Action Day, NoHateSpeech movement has listed some ideas and activities:

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

YOU CAN organise a commemoration event in your community to remember those who have fallen victims of hate crime in the past years;

YOU CAN organise an educational activity to raise awareness of young people and those who work with young people (youth workers, youth organisations, teachers, parents, etc.) on what hate crime is, its causes and consequences, especially the connection with hate speech, how to support victims, how to prevent it (you can use the Bookmarks Manual which is full of great exercises);

YOU CAN organise an awarenes raising event: a flashmob, a Living Library, a Silent Witness exhibition and many other things to support the community discuss and uncover the issue of hate crime and hate speech;

YOU CAN advocate at national and local level for legal measures, for reporting, for investigation, for awareness, for political commitment by contacting and addressing politicians;

YOU CAN support and give the space to the victims to speak or write and share their story, stories can be uploaded and shared on the No Hate Blog;

YOU CAN join one of our recommended online actions

YOU CAN follow the Action Day on 22nd July on the Facebook Page or on Twitter @nohate_speech #nohatespeech

 

Read more about the Action Day on NoHateSpeech movement's blog in here and here

European Youth Information and Counselling Agency
87, Route de Thionville L-2611 Luxembourg
Tel.: +352 24873992 - Fax: +352 26293215
Email: secretariat(at)eryica.org