There are currently 917 hate groups operating in the US (up from 892 in 2015) Much of the surge is attributed to an increase of White Nationalist & Anti Muslim groups.
Florida has 63 hate groups, 18 of them are affiliated with Ku Klux Klan. Nazi, & White Nationalists. 11 hate groups operate right at your backdoor in Broward (incl. Fort Lauderdale) Palm Beach & Miami-Dade.
Recruitment for these groups goes on at high schools & college campuses across the United States.
What do we do?
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children. Their Teaching Tolerance Project prejudice among our nation’s youth while promoting equality, inclusiveness and equitable learning environments in the classroom. They produce an array of anti-bias resources that they distribute, free of charge, to educators across the country – award-winning classroom documentaries, lesson plans and curricula, Teaching Tolerance magazine, and more.