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Hate violence poses a serious threat to California communities. In every region of the state, incidents have occurred in which racial, ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities have been harassed, intimidated, assaulted and even murdered. In some communities, acts motivated by bigotry have sparked widespread community disruption.

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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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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Violence in Sacramento shows old and new faces of white extremism

By | June 28th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

The two groups at the center of a violent Sacramento rally that left at least seven people with stab wounds on the Capitol grounds Sunday represent a marriage of the past and future of white supremacist organizations, experts and law enforcement officials said.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.

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A Statement from the Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission and Office of Human Relations Regarding the Shooting in Orlando

By | June 15th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

(SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA) The Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission and Office of Human Relations is releasing the following statement to join the Nation and the LGBTQ community in grieving the victims of Orlando’s mass shooting that left 49 dead and 53 injured, and condemning the unspeakable act of hate and intolerance. Harry Adams, Chair

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A Statement from the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism

By | June 14th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism-California State University, San Bernardino expresses its shock and revulsion at the horrible hate motivated attack on the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We reiterate our unwavering support of our friends and neighbors who are members and supporters of the LGBTQ community. We must come together as

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Today the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released this statement regarding the recent shooting in Orlando, Florida.

By | June 14th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

“The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations expresses our most profound sympathies and condolences to the people, their families, friends and communities, whose lives were so brutally ravaged by the recent violence in Orlando.

“The outrageous act of hate violence in Orlando occurred on “Latin Night” at Pulse, a premiere gay club. Most of the

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An Idaho town grapples with an ugly mix — high school football, racism and rape

By | May 26th, 2016|Education, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

It began with racist taunts and pranks, escalated to physical harassment and ended, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Idaho, in a horrific act of rape by three white high school football players against their mentally disabled, African American teammate.

 

Read more in the Los Angeles Times.

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