Resources here are for anyone interested in learning more about violent extremism, radicalization, prevention methods, and available supports.

Interactive Media Bias Chart

Ad Fontes Media

Use this tool to quickly check your media sources for reliability and bias. This chart is updated regularly and includes print media, web media, videos, television, and podcasts. 

The Conspiracy Theory Handbook

Stephan Lewandowsky & John Cook

Why conspiracy theories are so popular, how to identify them, and how to approach people who believe in conspiracy theories.

The News Literacy Project

Programs and resources for educators and the public to learn and share the skills needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information.

Media Smarts

A resource to strengthen digital and media literacy in children and youth. Includes research, information, and resources for teachers and parents. 

A Parents and Caregiver’s Guide to Online Radicalization

Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL) & Southern Poverty Law Center

A guide to help families, caregivers, and youth recognize, confront, and build resilience against online radicalization and extremism. 

Talking to Children about Radicalization and Violent Extremism

Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence

How to talk to children about violent acts, radicalization and violent extremism. 

Counselors and Social Workers: Understanding Radicalization to Violence

Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence

An introduction to what radicalization is and tips to help practitioners identify signs of radicalization. Protective factors and strategies are also outlined. 

Don't Click Initiative

REACH, EPS, City of Edmonton, OPV

Don’t Click is a youth-led initiative to support other youth on the issue of online hate and violent extremism. The Don’t Click Initiative works to give people the tools to handle negativity online – both for themselves and as bystanders. Learn more and watch their story.

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