Tuesday June 18, 2013
What is the Rapid Response Network?
It is a program to identify, respond to and act upon hate acts in greater Danbury.
What is a "Hate Act"?
An act in which the perpetrator intentionally selects a victim, or the property that is the object of the crime (for example: home, business or house of worship), because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
The Rapid Response Network is made up of individuals and faith communities from the greater Danbury, Connecticut area. We acknowledge our fundamental belief that Americans of every heritage can live together with equal rights and mutual respect. We come from different backgrounds, faiths, viewpoints, and personal characteristics but we are one people by our respect for human rights and the Constitution of the United States. Our diversity is our strength, giving our community variety and vitality.
How does the Membership respond to Hate Acts?
Depending on the nature of the Hate Act, the membership responds by:
How can you Volunteer?
Join Rapid Response Network by completing Rapid Response Volunteer Application.
Select this link and then select "Open" to view / print the form, or "Save" to save the Microsoft Word file to your hard drive.
Select this link to view a video on ARC's Domestic Violence Prevention. This is a very large file. It will take some time to download depending on your connect speed. This feature will not work well with a "Dial Up" connection. Select the Return Arrow on the browser to return to the ARC web page.
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