Steve Wessler offers anti-hate training

Steve has worked in human rights for over 22 years first directing a state wide hate crime investigation and enforcement unit, then starting his own human rights NGO, and now consulting with non-profits and governmental organizations. He has engaged in conflict resolution on issues of of race, nationality, religion and sexual orientation across the US and in Europe, including Northern Ireland and Kosovo. The participants in his conflict resolution work range from youth to police officers to religious leaders to non-profit staff to the general public. Steve also works with schools and communities on assessing and reducing bias, harassment and violence.

He teaches courses on human rights issues at the College of the Atlantic, has written a book on responding to bias and harassment and violence in schools, The Respectful School (ASCD), and his TEDx talk, "Having courage when you're scared" is below..