My Child Is Sharing Conspiracy Theories and Racist Memes. What Do I Say?

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  • Accidentally encountering hateful messages
  • Sharing jokes and memes to be edgy
  • Asserting far-right beliefs in daily life
  • Supporting anti-democracy groups and spreading conspiracies or overt hate
  • Calling for or engaging in acts of intimidation or violence

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Based in the Pacific Northwest and Mountain States, Western States Center works nationwide to strengthen inclusive democracy.

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