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Talking Back to Hate is engaging the global community and organizational partners in taking positive action in response to hate through advocacy, education, dialogue and solidarity. Explore URI’s toolkit of ideas and information about hate speech and ways to respond and other educational resources here.

To propose a resource, contact [email protected].


Talking Back to Hate Toolkit

The Talking Back to Hate Toolkit provides guidelines, questions, examples from URI’s Cooperation Circles and other resources to help individuals and groups counter hate speech, discrimination and violence directed against minorities throughout the world.

Download the Toolkit here.


Talking Back To Hate Tool Cards

Talking Back to Hate tool cards offer suggestions for positive engagement and conversation starters for youth, individuals, organizations and community leaders who want to address the issues of hate speech, bullying and discrimination.


Download the YOUTH TOOL CARD here.



Hate Speech Definitions

What is hate speech? Talking Back to Hate looks at local, national and international definitions and standards for hate speech and bullying, and provides a list of recent examples from around the world.

Download the Hate Speech Definitions here.


Inspirational Texts

Prayers, poetry and teachings from a host of religious, spiritual and philosophical practices that explore the values of respect and understanding.

Browse through samples of Inspirational Texts here.


Host a Dialogue with Film

20,000 Dialogues is a nationwide initiative that uses discussions about films to promote pluralism, dialogue, and civic engagement. It seeks to build greater understanding of Muslims through films and conversation. 20,000 Dialogues uses Unity Productions Foundation's (UPF) award winning films and provides the materials people need to participate in dialogues that further the American ideals of inclusiveness and positive civic action. In anticipation of International Peace Day 2013, UPF is providing free access to stream their films live through their new platform, UPF Theater. Visit 20,000 Dialogues to receive your complimentary full access ticket.


The Talking Back to Hate Twibbon

Follow @global_uri on Twitter to get your twibbon and show your support for Talking Back to Hate.


Facebook Status Post

Download this image and post it in your Facebook status to show your friends that you are talking back to hate.


Recent News of Hate Speech

Click here for links to recent incidents of hate speech, discrimination and bias-motivated violence, as well as actions being taken to counter these activities.



How Interfaith Coalitions Can Strategically Combat Hate (presented by the Parliament Webinar Series)

Bullying Prevention: Best Practices (presented by URI North America)



"GREETINGS!" is an action project of the United Religions Initiative’s Talking Back to Hate Campaign. Click here to read more.