As a religiously-literate leader, how do you respond to a hate incident that targeted your local community? Consider best practices for crisis management when perpetrators target people based on their religion. Explore effective “firefighting” strategies for responding to incidents of bigotry and discrimination. Examine effective ways to investigate crimes, lead law enforcement, and empathetically communicate with the public.
- Identify common instances of bigotry and discrimination and what fuels them.
- Examine how incidents of anti-Muslim bias impact a community’s civic health.
- Explain local governance best practices for addressing incidents of bias.
- Develop action plans to respond to racialized anti-Muslim bigotry incidents, including hate speech, police violence, school bullying, and discriminatory policies or legislation.