Event: Cyber-hate; Confronting Hate Speech Online and Your Community

Photo: Andrea Piacquadio

For this first digital lab event of the Spring 2021 season, Project Someone collaboratorsConcordia University Ph.D. student Rawda Harb and Postdoctoral fellow Méi-Ra St-Laurentwill present tools and avenues of intervention on how to identify hateful content online and help people in the community who experience it. 

 Participants will first learn about tools and notions to allow them to distinguish between the different forms of hate speech online, including some strategies to defuse it. The presenters will discuss several initiatives, including Landscape of Hopeand participants will have the opportunity to practice what they have learned. 

 When: Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 12:30-1:30 EDT 

 More details for this free Zoom event can be found here.