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Bystander Intervention Training Against Asian Hate

Now is the time to take positive action to combat the current rise in harassment and discrimination and proactively prepare for the future increase of hate incidents. Hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago.

Register here (multiple training dates): https://www.advancingjustice-chicago.org/…/bystander-inter…/

Support Local


Take the pledge to spend $25 a week at Des Plaines businesses. https://speakdesplaines.org/shoplocal/

Join the Facebook Group and share stories of your favorite local businesses 


Use #ShopDesPlaines on social media.

Share with friends and family.

Earth Week

#TrashTag – Even After Earth Week

Earth Week is over, but you can still grab a garbage bag and head out on a walk through your favorite park, trail, or neighborhood in Des Plaines and serve your community by picking up any litter you see.

Read more: https://speakdesplaines.org/2021/04/14/earth-day-april-22-2021/

Combatting Racism in the Suburbs

Some of our members collaborated with “Reclaim the Northwest Suburbs” to put on a virtual, educational event about racism in the suburbs.

You can view the event here. Access Passcode: 47xBQ!F?

You can also follow RNWS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reclaimchicagonwsuburbs

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