How to Acknowledge Hate Crimes With Your Team
Prepare a message to acknowledge a hate crime or
identity-related violence, clarify your organization’s values, and
provide options for support to your team.
April 26, 2021
Use this tool after a hate crime or identity-related violence has occurred in the workplace or your broader community. Follow the prompts in this tool to decide whether to acknowledge this event with your team, decide on the right time and place, draft your message, and follow up with individual team members. This tool will help you thoughtfully acknowledge events with your team but is not designed to help you facilitate an in-depth discussion.
30 minutes to prepare, 5 minutes to deliver message to team