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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.

Here’s a Roundup of the Latest Campus-Climate Incidents Early in the Trump Presidency

By | March 16th, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

Anti-Semitic vandalism and white-nationalist propaganda are on the rise at colleges nationally, according to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League. And in recent weeks, bomb threats at Jewish community centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries have been followed by a series of culture-war clashes on college campuses. Here is a collection of the latest reports

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Facebook and Twitter Could Face Fines in Germany Over Hate Speech Posts

By | March 15th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

BERLIN — Social media giants including Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to curb hate speech on their platforms and could face fines of up to $53 million if they do not strengthen their efforts to delete illegal posts, a German government minister said on

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Here’s a Roundup of the Latest Campus-Climate Incidents Early in the Trump Presidency

By | March 8th, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes|

Anti-Semitic vandalism and white-nationalist propaganda are on the rise at colleges nationally, according to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League. And in recent weeks, Jewish community centers across the country have received bomb threats and Jewish cemeteries in Missouri and Pennsylvania have been vandalized. Following is a collection of the latest reports detailing such incidents

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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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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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