Local Love Brigade - Vermont (https://www.facebook.com/groups/LocalLoveBrigade/)
Basic Instructions to send Postcards of Love and Support
Step 1: Get a postcard or a 4x6 index card.
Step 2: Cover it with hearts and messages of love and support, and sign your name and town.
Step 3: Mail it to the address provided
Step 4: Take a picture of your postcard (one that doesn't show the address) and post it to Facebook along with #LocalLoveBrigade and the link to this group to encourage others to join in.
Optional: you can get your local school involved, organize post card making parties at a home, studio, gallery or other.
**Sample Letter to Encourage your Child's School to Participate (Courtesy of Robin Morgan) is here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LocalLoveBrigade/permalink/351707651857335/
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|Incident / Report Date||Incident Description||Source||Address|
|5/3/2019||Muslim family targeted with racist, homophobic graffiti in Bolingbrook||https://wgntv.com/2019/05/03/police-investigating-hate-crime-against-muslim-family-in-bolingbrook/|
17 N. State Street, Suite 1500,
Chicago, IL 60602
(Ask that card be forwarded)
|4/28/2019||Fire at St. Paul church being investigated as a hate crime||https://www.insightnews.com/news/fire-at-st-paul-church-being-investigated-as-a-hate/article_1cd0bc0e-6dc7-11e9-929b-a3b7137c8d43.html|
Rev. Runney Patterson
New Hope Baptist Church
712 Burr St.
St Paul, MN 55130
|4/30/2019||White supremacists invade D.C. bookstore, chant 'this land is our land' during race discussion||https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/4/30/1854267/-White-supremacists-invade-D-C-bookstore-chant-this-land-is-our-land-during-race-discussion?fbclid=IwAR2oRb7FWpNN0fnPnIceULDhZMLEf-wH5lkkww2NceRa-TlKuXErfMgxg8I|
Politics and Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
|4/27/2019||One Dead in Synagogue Shooting Near San Diego; Officials Call It Hate Crime||https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/27/us/poway-synagogue-shooting.html|
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein
16934 Chabad Way
Poway, CA 92064
|4/11/2019||Houston Police Chief, Art Acevedo, called out the insanity of a judge's ruling that an 11 year old girl should be deported back to El Salvador BY HERSELF due to a clerical error.||http://time.com/5570001/houston-police-chief-deport-girl/?fbclid=IwAR0tlR26_-MYiEA85Pme-ZGMD1bXAv3uZqnU6vl6VlaWj9gPsejJrIrMWqk|
Chief Art Acevedo
Houston Police Department
1200 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002
|4/2/2019||A Tennessee social justice center that has hosted iconic civil rights leaders was destroyed in a fire and a "white power" symbol was found on the site, the center said.||https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/white-power-symbol-found-after-fire-destroys-social-justice-center-n990271|
The Highland Center
1959 Highlander Way
New Market, TN 37820
|3/31/2019||Vandalism at the Chickasaw Nation office and State Democratic Party office in Oklahoma City—could use some love.||https://www.kxii.com/content/news/Chickasaw-Nation-office-Democratic-headquarters-vandalized-in-OKC-507807601.html?fbclid=IwAR1rbb-9s9-c0vRpV4QJHGPYVMNyStMNg3ZdzCHzzqtIjqO-Kv-MFhD2aMQ|
4001 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Oklahoma Democratic Party
3700 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
|3/19/2019||59 gravestones were defaced with anti-Semitic language and swastikas in the Hebrew cemetery in Fall River, Mass.||https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190320/fall-river-police-say-vandalism-at-jewish-cemetery-worse-than-first-thought|
Temple Beth El, 385 High St,
Fall RIver, MA 02720
|2/5/2019||Between the evening hours of Monday, February 4, and the morning of Tuesday, February 5, a poster with the words “Better Dead Than Red” was plastered onto the main entrance door of Pride Center of Vermont. The flyer also displays a logo depicting an arrow shooting through a red hammer and sickle.||http://pridecentervt.org/news/item/pride-center-of-vermont-responds-to-targeted-vandalism?fbclid=IwAR3IHihppbrtAT9w98cWLVNcdIplaU5Yt_9t24_ngvyJH_UaYqVJNQ5ben0|
Pride Center of Vermont
St. Suite 12
255 South Champlain
Burlington, VT 05401
|1/18/2019||Native American Elder Nathan Phillips attempted to defuse a growing confrontation between group of Catholic high school students another group of demonstrators by playing a drum following Friday's Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, D.C. Phillips is an Omaha elder who is also a Vietnam Veteran and former director of the Native Youth Alliance. He is also a keeper of a sacred pipe and holds an annual ceremony honoring Native American veterans in the Arlington National Cemetery.||https://kfor.com/2019/01/19/diocese-investigates-after-students-mock-native-american/?fbclid=IwAR3F6wJImppu5ysPYWSdtV8zN-P2t0yoN5Ztdwq6zlCMvZ0nO9iOtTVhV5w|
c/o CITY OF YPSILANTI
1 South Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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