We will be updating this page with materials to help our Affiliates support communities across the country in the wake of the Nov. 8 election. You can stay connected with the latest updates by following NCLR on Twitter, Facebook, and our President and CEO Janet Murguía on Twitter.
Reporting Hate Incidents and Bullying
Over the past few years, and in particular since the 2016 election, we have seen a surge in hate speech, hate rhetoric, and hate incidents against Muslims, Jews, immigrants, refugees, the LGBT community, and people of color around the country.
We have partnered with national human and civil rights organizations to address this disturbing trend.
If you or a member of your community has been a victim or witnessed an incident of hate or intimidation, please call 1-844-9-NO-HATE or report it here:
- Press Statement: Congress Needs to Stop Supplemental Funding for Trump's Agenda of Intolerance
- Janet Murguía The Hill opinion piece: Trump's Speech Was Nothing to Applaud
- Press Statement: Our Reaction to President Trump's Joint Address to Congress
- Press Statement: New Immigration Enforcement Rules Will Terrorize Citizens and Noncitizens Alike
- Janet Murguía Washington Post opinion piece: This is an existential moment for Latinos
- Press Statement: 100,000 National Guard Troops Would Turn Our Country into a Police State
- Press Statement: Deportation of Phoenix Mother of Two U.S. Citizens a Devastating Example of Trump’s Policies of Intolerance
- Press Statement: Extremist Pick for Attorney General Is a Threat to American Civil Rights
- Press Statement: Senate Votes to Confirm DeVos Despite Broad Opposition
- Press Statement: NCLR Condemns Executive Order on Refugees and Muslim Immigration
- Press Statement: NCLR Condemns Trump Attack on American Values
- Press Statement: NCLR Opposes Rep. Price’s Nomination to Lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Press Statement: NCLR Denounces Latino-Free Trump Cabinet
- Press Statement: Senate Hearings Affirm NCLR Opposition to Sessions
- News Release: Civil Rights Leaders Decry Rushed Confirmation Hearing of Unfit Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions
- News Release: Education Secretary Must Enforce Civil Rights Law and Advance Public Education
- News Release: National Groups Call on Congress to “Protect Our Care,” Announce New Coalition to Fight Health Care Repeal
- Press Statement: NCLR Praises Senators Durbin and Graham As They Announce Intention to File a Bill to Grant Extended Status to DACA Recipients
- Press Statement: NCLR Expresses Deep Concern about Labor Secretary Nominee Puzder’s Track Record on America’s Workers
- Press Statement: NCLR Expresses Deep Concern about Health Coverage Gains Under Rep. Tom Price, Nominee for U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
- Press Statement: NCLR Opposes Nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General
- Letter: NCLR Joins Call for President-Elect to Speak Out Against Hate
- Press Statement: Latino Voters Make Their Voice Heard in Historic 2016 Turnout
- Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Post-Election Talking Points
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is free and confidential, providing 24/7 support for people in distress, as well as crisis resources and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
- Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis, as well as their families and friends, with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, or text 838255.
- Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained crisis counselor.
- SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for people seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse or addiction, and/or mental health problems.
- HRSA’s Find a Health Center app helps find federally funded health centers that care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.
- The Anti-Defamation League’s website has resources in English and Spanish for parents and educators to fight bullying.
- The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) works to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
- Find your regional OCR office
- File a complaint online for bullying or harassment of students
- Explore data on education-related civil rights incidents
- Download in-language resources
- StopBullying.gov is a one-stop resource for community members and educators for identifying, preventing, and resolving issues of bullying for community members and educators. Resources are available in both English and Spanish.
- The Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service (CRS) acts as a “peacemaker” for community conflicts and tensions arising from differences of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and disability. CRS works with police chiefs, mayors, school administrators, other local and state authorities, community-based organizations, and civil and human rights groups.
- Find your regional CRS office
- Explore information for religious groups
- Visit the multimedia resource center
- Twenty Plus Things Schools Can Do to Respond to or Prevent Hate Incidents Against Arab-Americans, Muslims, and Sikhs
- Fact Sheets in Spanish, Arabic, and Punjabi
- The FBI’s Civil Rights Program investigates hundreds of cases every year and works to detect and deter hate incidents through law enforcement training, public outreach, and partnerships with community groups.
- Find your regional FBI office
- Learn about the FBI’s hate crime reporting process and statistics
- Hate Crimes Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual
- The Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) works to secure the nation while preserving individual liberty, fairness, and equality under the law.
- Fact Sheet on Protective Security Advisor Program (PSA): PSAs are located in all 50 states and are security subject matter experts who provide voluntary security surveys and assessments of facilities, including houses of worship.
- Impact of the Election on Schools: Report from the Southern Poverty Law Center shows the impact November's election has had on schools and students.
- Share My Lesson: For educators to share lessons. NCLR mentioned this resource on the Education Program conference call.
- Lesson for educators on the Japanese internment camps.
- National Compadres Network: Technical assistance providers with a focused on the well-being of boys and men of color.
- Fact Sheet for Families and Educators: Limitations on DHS Immigration Enforcement Actions at Sensitive Locations
- Informed Immigrant: Legal information FAQs in English and Spanish (compiled by legal experts at NILC, CCC, SEIU, and others based on questions received by organizations in the states).
- DHS Sensitive Location Memo: This memo outlines how and to what extent Immigration and Customs Enforcement can engage in enforcement actions in sensitive locations such as schools, places of worship, and hospitals.
- Know Your Rights: Everyone has certain basic rights, no matter who is president.
- Know Your Rights Red Cards: Provide critical information on how to assert your rights.
- Know Your Rights toolkits: PowerPoints and materials to host instructional workshops
Recursos Para Problemas de Salud Mental y Derechos Civiles
Líneas Directas Para Problemas de Salud Mental
- Línea de Vida Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: La línea ofrece servicios gratis en español 24/7. No es necesario hablar inglés si usted necesita ayuda. Llame 1-888-628-9454 o visite http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/en-espanol/.
- Línea de Ayuda Nacional de SAMHSA: Un servicio gratuito y confidencial de referencia y de información de tratamiento para personas y familias que enfrentan trastornos mentales o de uso de sustancias. Llama 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Centros del Tratamiento Para Problemas de Salud Mental
- SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: Una fuente confidencial y anónima de información para personas que buscan centros de tratamiento en los Estados Unidos o en los territorios de los Estados Unidos para abuso de sustancias o problemas de salud mental. Para más información, visite findtreatment.samhsa.gov.
- HRSA Find a Health Center App: Este app ayuda a encontrar centros de salud que proveen servicios a pacientes que no tienen seguro de salud. Usted paga lo que puede pagar, basado en su ingreso. Para más información, visite findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov.
Recursos de Derechos Civiles
- La Oficina de los Derechos Civiles en el Departamento de Educación (OCR): OCR trabaja para asegurar el acceso igualitario a la educación y para promover la excelencia educativa en toda la nación mediante el vigoroso cumplimiento de los derechos civiles. Para más información, visite ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html#spanish.
- StopBullying.gov: Una ventanilla única para identificar, prevenir y resolver problemas de intimidación para miembros de la comunidad y educadores. Para más información, visite espanol.stopbullying.gov.
- El Servicio de Relaciones Comunitarias del Departamento de Justicia (CRS): CRS ayuda a las comunidades locales a abordar conflictos y tensiones comunitarias que surgen de disputas, discrepancias o dificultades sobre raza, color, y origen nacional. Para más información, visite justice.gov/crs/file/818526/download.