AG Healey announces new hotline to report incidents of bias-motivated threats, harassment, and violence


If you believe your rights under the MCRA have been violated, call the AGO's special hotline at 1-800-994-3228 or file a civil rights complaint online. You should also contact your local police department immediately if you feel you have been a victim of a hate crime.


Link to official press release

Events

METCO 50th Anniversary Holiday Jazz Brunch
  • Sunday, December 11, 10:30 AM
  • Quincy Marriott Hotel, 1000 Marriott Drive, Quincy, MA
  • Tickets $65-$75

Meeting dates for the upcoming year

  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Flett Room, Belmont Public Library
  • Thursday, January 12th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library
  • Thursday, March 9th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Assembly Room, Belmont Public Library
  • Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Flett Room, Belmont Public Library

Muslims in America: Hearing Their Story

For those of you who were unable to attend the remarkable panel discussion on Muslims in America: Hearing Their Story, we encourage you to view it on Belmont Media.

Our History

Founded in May 1992 after rioting scarred Los Angeles, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) is a community-action, all-volunteer organization addressing issues of racism and prejudice by following the slogan, think globally, act locally. We focus on fostering awareness and educating the community about exclusionary practices, creating a welcoming community for all, and increasing diversity throughout the town. While BAR, in its first decade, mostly focused on addressing racism, we have broadened our mission to include all problems of prejudice that impact our town and local community.

How We Work

BAR works with various segments of our community - government, schools, churches and businesses to:

We hold quarterly meetings, on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm at the Belmont Public Library.

Our Purpose

To promote dialogue, awareness, and understanding about prejudice and to celebrate diversity in Belmont.

Our History

Founded in May 1992 after rioting scarred Los Angeles, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) is a community-action, all-volunteer organization addressing issues of racism and prejudice by following the slogan, think globally, act locally. We focus on fostering awareness and educating the community about exclusionary practices, creating a welcoming community for all, and increasing diversity throughout the town. While BAR, in its first decade, mostly focused on addressing racism, we have broadened our mission to include all problems of prejudice that impact our town and local community.

Questions, concerns or suggestions? Please email us — we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Mailing Address:

Email Address: belmontagainstracism@gmail.com

Why Join?

BAR work affects our community:

Make a Difference:

We are confident that you will make a positive step for Belmont in justice, equality and community relations!

Concerns about the safety and well-being of our gay and lesbian students in the Belmont schools led to the establishment of the Gay Straight Alliance Committee in 2001. BGSAC is devoted to addressing issues faced by members of the LGBTQ community in Belmont.

Mission

Check out the BGSAC on Facebook

Town of Belmont

Government Organizations For Equality And Social Justice

Non-Profit Organizations For Equality, Social Justice, Fair Housing

Museums/Black History Trail

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, And Transgender Equal Rights

Form for METCO support fund requests Form for general funding requests