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CAHRO’s Brian Levin: As Anti-Semitic Acts Rise, So Should Our Leaders’ Resolve

By | February 27th, 2017|Hate Crimes|

After a decade of declines, hate crimes against Jews are rising again with an increasing focus on what leaders should do in light of such developments.

A fourth wave of bomb threats struck 11 Jewish centers and schools across the nation this Presidents’ Day, bringing the 2017 North American total to 69.

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The White House has found ways to end protection for ‘Dreamers’ while shielding Trump from blowback

By | February 17th, 2017|Education, Immigration|

While President Trump wavered Thursday on whether he will stop shielding from deportation people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, his aides have identified at least two ways to quietly end their protections without his fingerprints.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.

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Vocal Critic of Office for Civil Rights Is Likely to Lead It

By | February 17th, 2017|Education|

Leading conservative activists are predicting that the Trump administration will put a prominent critic of the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights in charge of it, to scale back its efforts.

Although the White House has yet to tip its hand on its pick as the department’s assistant secretary for civil rights, speculation among plugged-in Republicans

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Richmond Hate Crime Community Forum Dec. 10

By | December 8th, 2016|Conflict Resolution, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

Please JOIN us for a Forum to address Hate Crimes, Intimidation and Harassment, as well as the fear of deportation felt by our Immigrant Communities!

Representatives from various organizations will be present to listen to your concerns and offer resources. We are fortunate to have community leaders who are fighting to protect

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Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

By | September 23rd, 2016|Hate Crimes|

Can police prevent hate crimes by monitoring racist banter on social media?

Researchers will be testing this concept over the next three years in Los Angeles, marking a new frontier in efforts by law enforcement to predict and prevent crimes.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.

 

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LA’s housing crunch leaves disabled with few options

By | September 13th, 2016|Disability, Employment & Housing|

Paralyzed from the waist down and requiring a wheelchair, Pacoima resident Martin Rosales struck out last week when he went apartment hunting.

At one Van Nuys building, his wheelchair was too big for the apartment’s front door. Another unit’s bathroom was too small.

Read more in the Los Angeles Daily News.

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U.S. Household Income Grew 5.2% in 2015, Breaking Pattern of Stagnation

By | September 13th, 2016|Employment & Housing|

WASHINGTON — For American families, household incomes rose strongly in 2015, breaking a yearslong pattern of income stagnation. The median household’s income in 2015 was $56,500, an increase of 5.2 percent over the previous year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

Read more in The New York Tines.

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