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Uniting Against Hate: Connecting Community Voices & Strengthening Law Enforcement Partnerships

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The Civil Rights Division is hosting a forum focused on the Justice Department’s efforts to combat hate-motivated violence and incidents. This forum will highlight recent prosecutions as well as the United Against Hate community outreach and engagement program. The forum will also include survivor voices and bring together community groups, leaders, and law enforcement to share their experiences in countering unlawful acts of hate.

Along with federal government leaders, featured speakers include:

  • Nadia Aziz, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • Maya Berry, Arab American Institute
  • Jamie Byrd-Grant, Houston Police Department and daughter of James Byrd Jr.
  • Damon Hewitt, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Pardeep Kaleka, Not In Our Town
  • Sheila Katz, National Council of Jewish Women
  • Tara Murray, National Urban League
  • Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers, Tree of Life Congregation
  • Dennis and Judy Shepard, Matthew Shepard Foundation
  • Anisha Singh, Sikh Coalition

Date Created: October 31, 2023