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Post-Election Reference Materials

We will be updating this page with materials to help our Affiliates support communities across the country in the wake of the Nov. 8 election. You can stay connected with the latest updates by following NCLR on Twitter, Facebook, and our President and CEO Janet Murguía on Twitter.

If you have any questions, concerns, or resources you’d like to share with the NCLR Affiliate Network, please contact AffiliateFeedback@nclr.org. (Page updated on Feb. 8, 2017)

Reporting Hate Incidents and Bullying

We are collaborating with the Southern Poverty Law Center to monitor incidents of hate, intimidation, or harassment across the country. Please use these forms in English or Spanish to report any incidents that have affected your community.

IMPORTANT: If you or someone you know has been a victim of this type of incident, please report it to your local law enforcement first.

 Report Hate - NCLR

Have you been a victim or witnessed an incident of hateful intimidation or harassment? Please report it here.
Southern Poverty Law Center/NCLR

Denuncie el Odio - NCLR

¿Ha sido víctima o presenciado un incidente de odio, intimidación u hostigamiento? Repórtelo aquí.
Southern Poverty Law Center/NCLR

Communications and Statements

Mental Health Resources

Hotlines:

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is free and confidential, providing 24/7 support for people in distress, as well as crisis resources and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
  • Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis, as well as their families and friends, with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, or text 838255.
  • Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained crisis counselor.

Treatment Locators:

  • SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for people seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse or addiction, and/or mental health problems.
  • HRSA’s Find a Health Center app helps find federally funded health centers that care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.

Civil Rights Resources

- The Anti-Defamation League’s website has resources in English and Spanish for parents and educators to fight bullying.

- The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) works to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.

- StopBullying.gov is a one-stop resource for community members and educators for identifying, preventing, and resolving issues of bullying for community members and educators. Resources are available in both English and Spanish.

- The Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service (CRS) acts as a “peacemaker” for community conflicts and tensions arising from differences of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and disability. CRS works with police chiefs, mayors, school administrators, other local and state authorities, community-based organizations, and civil and human rights groups.

- The FBI’s Civil Rights Program investigates hundreds of cases every year and works to detect and deter hate incidents through law enforcement training, public outreach, and partnerships with community groups.

- The Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) works to secure the nation while preserving individual liberty, fairness, and equality under the law.

Education Resources

  • Impact of the Election on Schools: Report from the Southern Poverty Law Center shows the impact November's election has had on schools and students.
  • Share My Lesson: For educators to share lessons. NCLR mentioned this resource on the Education Program conference call.
  • Lesson for educators on the Japanese internment camps.
  • National Compadres Network: Technical assistance providers with a focused on the well-being of boys and men of color.

Immigration Resources

Recursos en español

Recursos Para Problemas de Salud Mental y Derechos Civiles

Líneas Directas Para Problemas de Salud Mental
  • Línea de Ayuda Nacional de SAMHSA: Un servicio gratuito y confidencial de referencia y de información de tratamiento para personas y familias que enfrentan trastornos mentales o de uso de sustancias. Llama 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Centros del Tratamiento Para Problemas de Salud Mental
  • SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: Una fuente confidencial y anónima de información para personas que buscan centros de tratamiento en los Estados Unidos o en los territorios de los Estados Unidos para abuso de sustancias o problemas de salud mental. Para más información, visite findtreatment.samhsa.gov.
  • HRSA Find a Health Center App: Este app ayuda a encontrar centros de salud que proveen servicios a pacientes que no tienen seguro de salud. Usted paga lo que puede pagar, basado en su ingreso. Para más información, visite findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov.
Recursos de Derechos Civiles
  • La Oficina de los Derechos Civiles en el Departamento de Educación (OCR): OCR trabaja para asegurar el acceso igualitario a la educación y para promover la excelencia educativa en toda la nación mediante el vigoroso cumplimiento de los derechos civiles. Para más información, visite ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html#spanish.
  • StopBullying.gov: Una ventanilla única para identificar, prevenir y resolver problemas de intimidación para miembros de la comunidad y educadores. Para más información, visite espanol.stopbullying.gov.
  • El Servicio de Relaciones Comunitarias del Departamento de Justicia (CRS): CRS ayuda a las comunidades locales a abordar conflictos y tensiones comunitarias que surgen de disputas, discrepancias o dificultades sobre raza, color, y origen nacional. Para más información, visite justice.gov/crs/file/818526/download.