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UNITE AGAINST HATE


WHY UNITE? MEDIA HEADLINES


CAMPAIGN PARTNERS PSNI OFMDFM COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL NIO EQUALITY COMMISSION


CAMPAIGN LAUNCH 1ST SEPTEMBER 2009


ABOUT THE UNITE AGAINST HATE CAMPAIGN The campaign highlights all six forms of hate crime including homophobia, racism, sectarianism and transphobia as well as prejudices based around a person’s faith or disability and challenges everyone in Northern Ireland to unite to stop it.


OBJECTIVES To inspire and to unite To sensitise general public to the problem of hate crime and its real costs To create a climate of zero tolerance for hate crime and discrimination To promote diversity


UNITE AGAINST HATE ‘MAN IN THE MIRROR’ CAMPAIGN ANTHEM


CAMPAIGN CALL People here are welcoming and friendly. Let’s keep it that way! Let’s keep bigotry and hatred out here. Respect everyone – no matter what their race, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Recognise and respect difference. It’s our community, it’s our choice. Let’s do it! UNITE AGAINST HATE!


UNITE AGAINST HATE TIM MCGARRY CALL


SUPPORT TO DATE Irish FA/GAA/Belfast Giants Human Rights Commission/NICEM/Beyond Skin/British Council/ICR/Belfast City Council Indian Community Centre/Polish Association/Afro-Community Organisation NI/Chinese Welfare Organisation/Belfast Islamic Centre Culture Night Belfast/Belfast Festival/Belfast Fashion Week/Artsekta Butterfly Club/Queerspace/Rainbow Project Belfast Metropolitan College/South Eastern Regional College Business community


IRISH FA AND GAA PROUD TO SUPPORT UNITE AGAINST HATE


UNITE AGAINST HATE UNITY CUP


CAMPAIGN ACTIVITES 50,000 wristbands were distributed during over 60 different events including sport, community, cultural, diversity and educational events Website – over 800,000 hits Online Unite against Hate Call – 5k signatures Facebook page and cause/social networking Bluetooth text messaging – 15,000 students Belfast Met/SERC E-Unite – weekly newsletter – about 30,000 recipients up to date Belfast Metropolitan College – website and newsletter – 40,000 Irish FA and GAA – websites and newsletters


UNITE AGAINST HATE BELFAST FESTIVAL AT QUEEN’S


UNITE AGAINST HATE BUSINESS SUPPORT


UNITE AGAINST HATE BELFAST METROPOLITAN COLLEGE


UNITE AGAINST HATE SOUTH EASTERN REGIONAL COLLEGE


IRISH LEAGUE CLUBS PROUD TO SUPPORT UNITE AGAINST HATE


UNITE AGAINST HATE MOYOLA KIDS AT WINDSOR PARK


UNITE AGAINST HATE GAA/IFA SPORTING WEEKEND


UNITE AGAINST HATE HUMAN PEACE WALL


UNITE AGAINST HATE SPRING INTO SUMMER


UNITE AGAINST HATE BELFAST FASHION WEEK


UNITE AGAINST HATE THE FACE OF NORTHERN WOMAN


ACTIONS

VISIT THE UNITE AGAINST HATE WEBSITE LEAVE COMMENT ON THE MESSAGE BOARD AND SIGN UP TO THE UNITE CALL JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS AND RELATIVES TO DO THE SAME


ACTIONS

REFUSE TO STAND BY AND ALLOW OTHERS TO COMMIT ACTS OF HATRED RECOGNISE WHEN A HATE CRIME IS TAKING PLACE AND REPORT IT ASK YOURSELF COULD I BE WRONG IN ANY VIEWS I HOLD ABOUT ANY OTHER GROUP OF PEOPLE FORM OR JOIN A GROUP WORKING ON THESE ISSUES IN SCHOOL OR CLUB


ACTIONS

RECOGNISE THAT A CRIME DOES NOT HAVE TO BE COMMITTED FOR HATRED TO BE EXPRESSED STOP USING LANGUAGE WHICH IS BASED ON HATE AND STOP OTHERS USING IT CHALLENGE NEWSPAPERS AND PUBLIC FIGURES WHEN THEY USE LANGUAGE BASED ON HATE



Unite Against Hate