The Community of El Sobrante Speaks Out Against Swastika Installation

We live in El Sobrante and are grateful to live in a small community with such diversity of race, religion, and ethnicity.
 
Then we heard that in June, 2019 a member of our community erected a 10 foot by 10 foot swastika in his front yard. A swastika, which once was a religious symbol, is now widely recognized as an international symbol of hate. In the last 100 years, under the banner of the swastika millions of Jewish, Roma, gay, and other people were brutally slaughtered.
 
The presence of a swastika in our community makes many people feel unsafe to live in a community that tolerates visible expressions of hate and bigotry. Therefore, we are calling on this person to remove the swastika.
 
We came together and took a stand in our community when hate reared its head in the past. Many businesses and homes have a Not In Our Town: El Sobrante sign posted. We are speaking out now to show our neighbors that we want to keep El Sobrante as a welcoming community, free of intolerance and hate. 
 
Please add your name and circulate to your neighbors.
Update #1vor 2 Tagen

We thank you for your support of this petition. We are pleased to let you know that the man who built the swastika completely covered it with gravel. We were encouraged by the strong response of El Sobrante residents and the community at large to let him know we do not want swastikas in this town. Let's keep up the good fight against bigotry and hate wherever it rears its ugly head. --
Find out more at Not In Our Town niot.org

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