New project “Hate Speech Alert- against hate speech in public”

Since September 2014 our Association with partnership of Dialog Pheniben Foundation began a 18-months project “Hate Speech Alert- against hate speech in public”, that is financed by EEA Funds. The aim of the project is to prevent using a hate speech towards 3 social groups mostly exposed by it from journalist and politicians. The selection of groups will be made throughout diagnosis of the past two years media screening. The main prevention activities will include the workshops for journalist and political cabinets. Additional control and monitoring actions will be held by Hate Speech Alert voluntary teams towards media presence of the politicians and analisis of the press and electronic media publications. The project will be supported by social media educational and conscience raising campaign. Our actions will be nationwide and intensified during parliamentary and presidential elections period. We will publish manuals that will help politicians and journalist to avoid hate speech and inappropriate language in their work and public statements. A seminar about hate speech prevention among local community in Cracow will make an important part of the project.

Project is financed by EEA Grants.