UCLA Hosts “United Against Hate” Event
(January 26, 2024)
On January 26, 2024, UCLA hosted “United Against Hate”, a nationwide Department of Justice initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate. This important event, held at the UCLA School of Law, brought together federal, state, and local civil rights enforcement agencies with the UCLA community and local community leaders in order to increase community understanding and reporting of hate crimes and incidents; build trust between the Department of Justice and the communities it serves; and create and strengthen alliances to combat hate between federal, state, and local law enforcement and other government partners and community organizations.
Speakers and presenters included:
➡ Chandra Bhatnagar, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights, UCLA
➡ Mitchell Chang, Interim Vice Provost for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UCLA
➡ E. Martin Estrada, U.S. Attorney, Central District of California
➡ Dolores Huerta, President & Founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation
➡ Darnell Hunt, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UCLA
➡ Sung Hui Kim, Vice Dean for Curricular and Academic Affairs, UCLA School of Law
➡ Capri Maddox, Executive Director, LA Civil Rights
➡ Adam P. Romero, Deputy Director of Executive Programs, California Civil Rights Department
➡ Johnathan Smith, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Justice Press Release: "Justice Department Launches Nationwide Initiative to Combat Unlawful Acts of Hate"
Please see the the official press release from the United States Department of Justice on the launch of the United Against Hate initiative.
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