A new campaign - and let any potential targets know that the wearer is a friendly face. The idea was to find something that could be worn by anyone anywhere, to pin on their jacket or coat to signify that they are an ally.
The literal 'safety' pin is inspired by the 'I'll ride with you' campaign against Islamophobia in Australia following the in 2014.
Community centres such as mosques have been contacted to let them know about the plan and there’s a move to get some big names to help – so far, Nadiya Hussein of the has provided a signal post with a retweet to her 95,000 followers.
"Thousands of people who voted both ways have been horrified by this," she said. "Regular people need to know that they can do something small about it."