You can report anonymously, for yourself, or for someone else, via email at [email protected]
Reports can also be submitted via 519-722-2449
If you have faced or seen hate, we are here for you. We can help, so you can begin the healing process.
If you are a victim of racism, Islamophobia or xenophobia (anti-immigrant sentiment), we provide One-On-One Supports to help you and your family.
Connecting you with the right service providers, such as Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, housing, school, healthcare, police, etc.
Advocating for you with the right authorities
Joining you for your case meetings
Referring you to appropriate services, such as lawyers, municipal bylaw managers and more as needed
Helping you file complaints and write letters
Providing you culturally sensitive counselling
Solving neighbourhood conflicts/problems related to racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia through Sulah (mediation)
Hate hurts. Hate upsets. Hate destroys.
Facing hate on your own can be isolating. But you don’t have to stay in the shadows.
of recorded hate was Islamophobic hate, followed by xenophobia at 45%, and anti-Asian hate at 21%.
of recorded cases of hate were experienced in-person and 22% were experience via an online medium.
of hate-related cases were recorded in neighbourhoods and 28% in Waterloo Region schools.
Through this report, we draw a picture of the hate experienced by residents of Waterloo Region. For a full vision, we've included statistics from the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS), Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and various community groups, such as O:se kenhionhata:tie (Land Back Camp), Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region and Waterloo Region Jewish Community Council.
These Anti-Hate Services are offered by the Coalition of Muslim Women of KW
and funded by the Region of Waterloo.
We thank all our past funders for their support for this service.
The Coalition of Muslim Women (CMW) of KW has long understood the need to document and track hate cases, discrimination, and Islamophobia. The non-profit has laid a strong foundation of doing so through its work since 2010.
Many thanks to our funders and community partners that have assisted us in building and running a one of a kind Anti-Hate Service.
For more information on CMW’s work and other projects addressing domestic abuse, youth empowerment and socio-economic development of racialized women, visit: cmw-kw.org.
Your contributions help provide support and services to victims of various types of hate, discrimination, racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia.