Safety and belonging for all

Bedrock supports the institutions and leaders working to prevent hate-fueled violence in America
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The United States has experienced a rapid, significant increase in Hate-Fueled Violence (HFV)

Hate crimes, political violence, mass violence and terrorism, and violence targeting marginalized populations are all historically high.

Reported hate crimes are at all-time highs across the country

Political violence has reached its highest level in half a century

Our polling found that seven out of ten Americans feel personally affected by HFV

Our goal is to supercharge the field of
HFV prevention


Engage current and welcome new HFV prevention stakeholders to the table

Unite together target communities, hate-fueled violence preventers, and other key stakeholders to coordinate and empower their efforts on a national scale.


Facilitate shared understanding of HFV challenges and prevention methods

Map views of HFV prevention, and assess the landscape of options to address the challenge.


Empower joint communications

Support a messaging ecosystem that better facilitates belonging and blunts the influence of messages that spread hate.


Catalyze innovative projects to address hate-animating narratives

Serve as partnership convener, strategist, and facilitator for innovative projects that further the norms of inclusion.


Presidential Centers

Organizational Partners


National Leadership Council

Maya Berry

Executive Director, Arab American Institute

Norman Chen

CEO, The Asian American Foundation

James Copple

Executive Director, ACT NOW

Steve Eng

Advocacy Director, National Association of Evangelicals

Jonathan Greenblatt

CEO and Director, Anti-Defamation League

Derrick Johnson

President and CEO, NAACP

Sarah Kate Ellis

President and CEO, GLAAD

Walter Kim

President, National Association of Evangelicals

Marc Morial

President and CEO, National Urban League

Mick Mulvaney

Former White House Chief of Staff, Trump Administration

Janet Murguía

President and CEO, UnidosUS

Farah Pandith

First-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities

Eboo Patel

President and Founder, Interfaith America

Governor Deval Patrick

Former Governor of Massachusetts

Jeff Polet

Director of the Ford Leadership Forum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation

Susan Rice

Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council

Harman Singh

Co-Interim Executive Director, Sikh Coalition

Amy Spitalnick

CEO, Jewish Council for Public Affairs

Jim Wallis

Chair and Founding Director, Georgetown Center for Faith and Justice

Board and Organizational Leadership

Melody Barnes

Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council, Obama Administration

John Bridgeland

Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council, Bush Administration

Joseph Grogan

Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council, Trump Administration

Cecilia Muñoz

Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council, Obama Administration

Ryan Greer

President, Bedrock