Hate Crime Awareness Week is going online this year! Organisations in Nottingham are coming together for a range of events for National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020, running from 10 to 17 October 2020. We can’t meet this year, but we can still get together and talk, spreading hope not hate! Nottingham City Council will also be launching the partnership Hate Crime Strategy for the city and a toolkit for effective ways to respond to prejudice through conversation called Nottingham Together, Let’s Talk!

For more information please email community.cohesion@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Below is a list of online events that people can get involved with –

Nottingham Together, Let’s Talk! HCAW  2020 Events

Saturday 10 October 2020 – 10am to 11.30am.

Nottingham Together – Let’s talk about where are all the female Asylum seekers. Are they really living in luxury? (women only)

Organised by Nottingham Women’s Voices and Nottingham Women’s Centre


Monday 12 October, 3.30pm – 5pm

Launch event: Nottingham Together, Let’s Talk About… tackling prejudice

Organised by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Police

Hear from local groups using different tactics to tackle prejudice in Nottingham at the launch of the Nottingham City Hate Crime Strategy. We are pleased to be joined by Mike Waite from the Tim Parry Jonathan Bell Peace Foundation who will be talking about their work resolving conflict through conversation. Hosted by Cllr Rebecca Langton and featuring a panel of local groups working against hate in Nottingham.


Monday 12 October, 2pm – 3.30pm

Nottingham Together Let’s Talk about…Disability Hate Crime

Organised by Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Mencap

How can we come together to tackle prejudice against disabled people? Introduction to services available to disabled people and hear about people’s experiences.


Tuesday 13 October 2020, 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Nottingham Together Let’s Talk about…LGBT+ Hate Crime

Email lgbt@nottinghamcity.gov.uk to book

Wednesday 14 October 2020, 3pm – 4.30pm

Nottingham Together Let’s Talk about…Religious Hate Crime

Organised by Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council, Tell MAMA and National Holocaust Centre

A panel of people from different faiths talking about hate crime, myths and stereotypes. Featuring speakers from Tell MAMA, the Community Security Trust, National Holocaust Centre.


Thursday 15 October, 1pm – 2.30pm

Nottingham Together Let’s Talk about Black Lives

Organised by Nottingham City Council and Truth Mental Health in collaboration with Communities Inc, Nottinghamshire Police. An online discussion about Black lives, hate crime, Black history with live singers and spoken word performers. Featuring local councillors, Nextgen and the Plentiful Poet


Thursday 15 October 2020, 4pm – 5pm

Nottingham Together Let’s Talk about Mental Health and Hate Crimes

Organised PohWer, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Police.www.facebook.com/empohwer.nottingham/

Saturday 17 October, 4pm – 5.30pm

Nottingham Together -Let’s talk about… ‘Is being isolated and prepared for the worse nothing new for migrant families during Covid?’ (women only)

Organised by Nottingham Women’s Voices and Nottingham Women’s Centre

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/NottinghamWomensVoices/

Tuesday 20 October 2020, 1pm – 2.30pm

Nottingham Let’s Talk about Restorative Justice

Organised by Nottinghamshire Victim CARE, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Police

What is restorative justice? Find out from someone who has gone through the experience. Find out more about Victim CARE, what do they do and what services are available to you, as residents of Nottinghamshire.