NYSCP Hate Crime Awareness Week - North Yorkshire

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

Monday 11th October – Friday 15th October 2021

Briefing Pack for Partners

North Yorkshire and City of York

What is Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021?

Hate Crime Awareness Week is a national week (9th October – 16th October 2021) of action to encourage local authorities, key partners and communities affected by hate crime to work together to tackle local hate crime issues.

The countywide Inclusive Communities Joint Coordinating Group, formally the Hate Crime Working Group, will utilise this week, Monday 11th October – Friday 15th October, to promote and raise awareness on how to become an active bystander safely, to report Hate Crime/Mate Crime incidents, along with supporting projects and services available to those who may suffer incidents of Hate Crime/Mate Crime in North Yorkshire and the City of York. This is supported by the Safeguarding Adults Boards, Safeguarding Children Partnerships and Community Safety Partnerships. 

Representatives from a number of organisations/partnership have met to build on last year’s successful campaign in finalising proposals and plans for a coordinated social media campaign that makes use of and signposts to, existing resources.

As part of this #HelpNotHateNY2021 has been developed for use during Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021. As the focus is on raising the awareness of the role of an active bystander the following hashtag will also be used in conjunction #activebystander

In North Yorkshire and the City of York each day will focus on a different key messages relating to both active bystander, hate crime/mate crime and prevent as follows:

DateTheme
Monday 11thHow you can become an active bystander What is a Hate Crime? What support is available? How do you report it? Twitter and Social Media, each day #HelpNotHateNY2021 #activebystander
Tuesday 12thWhat is Mate Crime and how do you report it? Young people urged to play the KYMSGAME (Keeping Your Mates Safe) developed by the Youth CommissionHighlight the services provided by Supporting Victims  
Wednesday 13thHate Crime and Prevent webinars for Practitioners   Webinar 1: Hate Crime Awareness Session https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hate-crime-awareness-event-tickets-145672405085 How you can become an active bystanderWhat is a Hate Crime? What support is available? How do you report it?   Webinar 2: Prevent Awareness Session Prevent Awareness Session Webinar Tickets, Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 11:00 | Eventbrite   What is Prevent?What do I do if I have a prevent concern?  
Thursday 14thBystander Intervention ‘train the trainer’ programme for practitioners Webinar 3:The All About Respect bystander train the trainer programme All About Respect: Bystander Intervention Train the Trainer event Tickets, Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 10:00 | Eventbrite  
Friday 15thSafe Places Scheme in North Yorkshire and City of York What is the Safe Places scheme? How can vulnerable people affected by hate crime become members in both York and North Yorkshire?  

Press Releases: An overarching press release will be issued for the week by the NYCC, NYP and CYC corporate communications leads on behalf of the partnerships and boards. Lead professionals who are subject matter experts have been identified and are being contacted by corporate communications colleagues to support information/queries around their respective areas.

What Can You and Your Organisation Do?

  • Post Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 content on your social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook), for each Board and Partnership (see resources for content)
  • Follow the Boards and Partnerships on Twitter and retweet their social media posts
  • North Yorkshire Community Safety Partnership: @NYorksCSP
  • North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adult Board: @NYSAB1
  • North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership: @NYSCP1
  • City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership: @YorkSCP
  • City of York Safeguarding Adult Board: @CityOfYork
  • North Yorkshire Police: @NYorksPolice
  • Prevent Partnership Board @NYorksPrevent
  • North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service @NorthYorksFire
  • City Of York Council: cityofyork
  • Safer York Partnership: @saferyork
  • To share Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 posts on your social media accounts and get messages out across your networks
  • Encourage colleagues to share this briefing pack and resources for Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 and ask them to join you in supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 campaign.
  • Please don’t forget the campaign hashtag in your posts #HelpNotHateNY2021 and supporting hashtag#activebystander

Links and Resources

If you wish to download literature in relation to Supporting Victims, Easy Read Guide for Hate/Mate Crime or One Minute Guide on Mate Crime, please use the following link:

Further useful links/resources for the campaign:

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