Please Note:

Meetings:

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month starting at 7:00 pm in the Harbor Room at Plymouth Town Hall.

Membership:
At this time, there are no openings on the Committee.

Our History

Past Events:

Note: Ongoing cultural Diversity section at Plymouth Public Library sponsored by Plymouth No Place For Hate and Library Corporation started in 2004 – present time. Books, videos and other publications available to the Public.

2013

January: Martin Luther King Breakfast in concert with the Plymouth Public Schools and the Plymouth Area InterFaith Clergy Council.

April: Holocaust Memorial Service in concert with the Plymouth Area InterFaith Clergy Council.

June: Adopted the Plymouth NPFH Statement Related to “Offensive” Incidents

July: Plymouth’s Independence Day Parade participation.

August: Response to incident in Carver

September: Response to graffiti incident at Cordage Park

2012

January: Martin Luther King Breakfast in concert with the Plymouth Public Schools and

the Plymouth Area Interfaith Council.

April: Holocaust Memorial Service in concert with the Plymouth Areas Clergy Association.

July: Plymouth’s Independence Day Parade participation.

2011

January: Martin Luther King Breakfast with NPFH Committee Member and Plymouth

native William Hunt as main speaker.

April: Holocaust Memorial Service in concert with Plymouth Area Clergy Association.

July: Plymouth’s Independence Day Parade participation.

October: Diversity Day Celebration in concert with the Plymouth Public Schools, a

day long celebration of America’s rich and diverse culture.

 

2010

January : Celebration of Martin Luther King on 1/18 by Plymouth NPFH Plymouth School Dept, and Plymouth Interfaith council. Speaker was Rev Barbara Harris, Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Awarding at the PSHS Cafetorium of Prizes from PNPFH Committee to student essay and poster winners and inspiring music presentation.

APRIL: Holocaust memorial Service at the Beth Jacob Community Center, Plymouth, Sponsored by the greater Plymouth Clergy Association and NPFH. Speaker: holocaust survivor. Music by student from Plymouth HS.

MAY: Semi- annual meeting of South Shore NPFH Coalition in Hingham attended by Plymouth members

OCTOBER 17th: Update, during Diversity Month, by No Place for Hate of available books, DVD s and videos donated to the Plymouth Public Library.

OCTOBER: “Chalk One Up for Diversity” event at Colony Place in Plymouth sponsored by South Shore Coalition.

OCTOBER 28th:ADL conference at U Mass Boston on Bullying followed by recognition ceremony. Also present was a representative of Plymouth Police.

 

2009 

January: MLK Breakfast sponsor with PLymouth school s and Plymouth Area Interfaith council 1/19/2009 at Plymouth South High school

March 9 &10: My-Turn students and student NPFH presented “Rachel’s Challenge” at Plymouth North High School

April 27: Plymouth NPFH and the area Interfaith Clergy Council Holocaust Memorial Service at Beth Jacob Community Center, Plymouth,MA:

May 21: Quarterly meeting of South Shore Coalition of NPFH in Marshfield MA.

September: Celebrating our diversity No Place for Hate Committee’s second annual Diversity Day entertains and educates

2008

November: Attended ADL regional event celebrating the new regional network and welcoming new director Derek Schulman
Attended Quarterly South Shore Coalition meeting in Randolph

October: Received matching Grant award from ADL toward September 2009 Diversity Day

September: Joined with My-Turn Honors Clubs of both Plymouth High Schools as their service project

July 13th 2008 – Presentation at Music Festival – Plymouth State Park on Waterfront

July 4th 2008 – March in July 4th Parade, Plymouth

April 2008 – Co-Sponsored with Plymouth Interfaith Council Holocaust Memorial Service at Beth Jacob Community Center, Plymouth

January 2008 – Co-sponsored with School Department and area Clergy Martin Luther King Jr Prayer Breakfast at Plymouth South High School.

2007

September 15th Diversity Day at Plymouth State Park on Waterfront

July – Co-sponsor of the Annual Plymouth Independent Film Festival of films highlighting Diversity and lead a discussion group following the films.

July – Displayed at Plymouth 4th of July Parade, enhancing Community awareness of NPFH.

June – Co-Sponsored “Strike Out Hate Night” at a Brockron Rox professional baseball game with the NPFH South Shore Coalition.

June – Supported victims of a hate crime in Plymouth

June – Displayed at Plymouth Town Meeting, enhancing Community awareness of NPFH

June – Re certification ceremony at the Landmark Center in Boston :: Plymouth NO Place For Hate Committee will be recognized as grant recipient from the A.D.L. and Blue Cross Blue Shield. And Will be re certified by ADL for the 5th consecutive year.

April – Participated in Plymouth Holocaust Memorial Service

February – Conducted Diversity / anti Bullying presentations at Rising Tide Charter School, Plymouth

January – Cosponsored with School Department and area Clergy Martin Luther King Jr Prayer Breakfast

Winter – Investigated several possible Plymouth Hate crimes

2006

Dec – Application for Matching Grant for Diversity Day for 2007 sent 12/19/06

Dec – Website set up by Peter and Raychael Coombes

Nov/Dec – ran children’s train at the Independence Mall on multiple occasions to raise community awareness and funds for Plymouth NPFH

November – Exhibited at Plymouth’s Thanksgiving Parade to raise community awareness

Oct – Chairman Meltzer and Selectman Quintal attended annual No Place for Hate ADL Dinner in Boston .

Oct – Chairman attended Barnstable Diversity Committee meeting with ADL Representative with goal of formation of NPFH Cape Cod regional Coalition.

Oct – Response to Middleboro Hate Crime Oct 25, 2006. Letters of support sent to affected church.

Oct – Supported Town of Easton in a rally against hate crime at the site of recent hate crime.

Oct – Attended outdoor Rally in Brewster Gardens RE: Darfur genocide

Oct – Members of Plymouth NPFH attended annual meeting of Parting Ways to support that organization.

Oct – Diversity morning @PCIS: Power Point Presentation by Reverend Leduc.

Oct – Attended South Shore Coalition Meeting.

July – Spoke/ Discussion of 2 films concerning diversity at the 2nd annual Plymouth International Film Festival.

July – Marched in July 4th Parade NPFH with banner & with students from Plymouth Schools to promote NPFH goals.

June – Re certification of Plymouth NPFH by ADL@ event in Boston

June – Participated in Diversity Day, Plymouth South Middle School by involving the students in presentations about and discussions of Diversity and anti-bullying.

May – Attended South Shore Coalition Meeting.

May – NPFH power point presentation by Reverend Leduc at Diversity Day at PSMS

Apr – Received two matching Grants from ADL of Boston and Blue Cross Blue Shield of $2000 each which were put towards a Multicultural Diversity Center in the Plymouth Public Library in the form of books, tapes, and videos.

Apr – Active participation of members at Community Holocaust Remembrance Event, co-sponsored by Plymouth Area Interfaith clergy Council

Apr – Response to Hate Crime in Easton .

Apr – Attended Stoughton Holocaust Remembrance and protest Hate Crime at the Stoughton Jewish Community Center.

Apr – Participated in Holocaust memorial service at Beth Jacob Community Center .

Mar – Attended South Shore Coalition Meeting.

Mar – Participated at interface Sadder with Hingham NPFH committee.

Jan – Reached out to Brazilian Community in response to vandalism of Church.

Jan – Attended annual MLK prayer breakfast co-sponsored by NPFH & Interfaith Clergy.

2005
Jul – Co-Sponsored the First Annual Plymouth Independent Film Festival.

Jun – Participated in Sons of the American Revolution dedication of Parting Ways grave sites.

Jun – Recertification of Plymouth NPFH by ADL.

Jun – Participated in South Shore Gay Pride Parade and Interfaith Service.

Apr – Participated in Plymouth Holocaust Memorial Service.

Mar – Co-Sponsored South Shore Interfaith Seder.

Jan – Co-Sponsored Plymouth Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast.

2004

Dec – Participated in ADL training program with the NPFH South Shore Coalition on how to create a community action plan in response to Hate Crimes.

Nov – Exhibited at Plymouth ‘s Thanksgiving Parade to raise community awareness.

Nov – Ran Children’s Train at the Independence Mall on multiple occasions to raise community awareness and funds.

Nov – Participated in Charity Night at the Independence Mall, Kingston , to raise community awareness and funds.

Oct – Presented Parting Ways request for 28 acre grant for ethnic museum, to Plymouth Town Meeting. Chairman Barry Meltzer, M.D. was an advisor to Parting Ways on how to present the warrant.

Aug – Participated in filming a Public Service Announcement supporting 1st Amendment Rights – Freedom of Speech.

Jun – Participated in South Shore Gay Pride Parade and Interfaith Service.

Jun – Participated in Diversity Day, Plymouth South Middle School .

May – Presented two Power Point presentations of NPFH to Carver MA schools and town officials after numerous Hate Crimes against a Carver Teacher and Coach.

May – Attended trial in support of victims of hate crimes perpetrated in Myles Standish State Forest .

Apr – Participated in Plymouth Holocaust Memorial Service.

Mar – Co-Sponsored South Shore Interfaith Seder.

Jan – Co-Sponsored Plymouth Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast.

2003

Nov – Marched in Plymouth Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Oct – Established Multi-Media Diversity Center at Plymouth Public Library through a $1,000 donation, and a $1,000 Anti-Defamation League matching grant.

Jul – Marched in Plymouth Fourth of July Parade.

Jun – Co-Sponsored GLAD Informational Forum at Plymouth Town Hall .

May – Recertification of Plymouth NPFH by ADL.

May – Participated in Diversity Day, Plymouth South Middle School .

Apr – Participated in Plymouth Holocaust Memorial Service.

Apr – Co-Sponsored South Shore Interfaith Seder.

Jan – Co-Sponsored Plymouth Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast.

2002

Nov – Marched in Plymouth Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Nov – Stand in the Sand with NPFH South Shore Coalition in Hull .

Sep – Participated in Plymouth 9/11 Memorial Services.

May – Original Certification by the Regional NPFH Board.

May – Created and sold Plymouth Branded No Place For Hate Buttons

2001

May – Created and sold Plymouth Branded No Place For Hate Buttons

Nov – Persephone’s Daughters NPFH Benefit Concert at Plymouth First Parish Church .

May – Sponsored “Love Makes A Family” photo exhibit at the Plymouth First Parish Church .

May – Sponsored Movie Night “Torch Song Trilogy” at Plymouth South Middle School .

May – Official Proclamation by Plymouth Board of Selectmen creating Plymouth ‘s NPFH committee.

Apr – Sponsored Movie Night “Lena’s Hundred Children” at Plymouth South Middle School.