HATE CRIMES TASKFORCE
For an emergency, or to make an urgent report regarding a bias or hate incident, please call 9-1-1.
If you or someone you know has experienced a bias or hate incident and you are looking for resources, please click HERE to find the appropriate organization that can help.
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OUR FOCUS AREAS
The Taskforce works to restore individuals and communities when a hate crime has occurred.
The Taskforce explores opportunities and strategies to prevent hate crimes from occurring.
When a hate crime has occurred the Hate Crime Taskforce Convenes to respond.
The Taskforce cultivates relationships between the community and law enforcement before crisis occurs.
The Taskforce educates participants and stakeholders on all matters related to hate and bias in our community, state, and nation.
A Respectful Community Free of Hate
To create a forum that fosters open dialogue about hate and discrimination and strengthens the bonds of our community through prevention, response and restoration.