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Resources & Information
to stop the spread of
Hate Crimes


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The United States Department of Justice Hate Crimes Homepage 

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Reporting & Information

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Acts & Initiatives

  • The Justice Department’s website concerning the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act:  This statute makes it a crime for any person to cause bodily injury (or attempt to do so with a dangerous weapon) when motivated by a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability (including HIV status). 
  • The Justice Department’s announcement of the United Against Hate initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate:  Through the Initiative, all 94 U.S. Attorneys’ offices will host outreach and community engagement programs to address and prevent unlawful acts of hate. 
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Resources & Support