Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker sent police chiefs four recommendations from the Hate Crimes Task Force, encourage law enforcement to adopt the changes immediately. Western Massachusetts has not been immune to acts of hate, whether on college campuses or at religious institutions. The leaders of Human in Common, an organization based in Florence, MA, hope to help people stop racists acts before they occur. Human in Common’s Nialena Ali and Deborah Cohen joined host Carrie Saldo to discuss their organization’s work and share their perspective on the recent spike in reported hate crimes.