hate crimes

Courtesy of AC Thompson

 

Hate crimes in California have increased just over the last year. The state is now home to 79 hate groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. That’s more than anywhere in the country.

Intervention class aims to disrupt harassment

Sep 11, 2017
Hana Baba

 

You’re sitting on a train, and the guy next to you starts verbally attacking another passenger with racial slurs. Or homophobic, anti-Semitic or Islamophobic slurs. What do you do?

The Mission and Laws of the Department of Homeland Security -- the Prevention of and Responding to Terrorism and Hate Crimes, and the Responding to Natural Disasters by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Guests: Martin Alperen, attorney, and author of FOUNDATIONS OF HOMELAND SECURITY: LAW AND POLICY and Certified Specialists in Criminal Law -- Jeffrey Hayden, the Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS), and Michael Berg, a Member of the Board of the CBLS. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.