Monday, November 9, 2009

Press Conference to Release Latest Hate Crime Statistics




Patricia Senette

LA County Community and Senior Services

 (213) 738-2065 Office

213)280-4144 Cell                                                                                                                                                                                  



L.A. County Human Relations Commission Unveils the Latest Hate Crime Stats


WHO:            Robin S. Toma, Executive Director, Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations; Dr. Sandra Thomas, Commission President; and a victim of a recent hate crime.  Invited guests include the L. A. County Board of Supervisors, L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, L.A. City Police Chief Charlie Beck, L.A. District Attorney Steve Cooley, and L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich.


WHAT:           The Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission will release its 2008 Hate Crime Report. The report provides analysis of the hate crime data collected by all 47 law enforcement agencies in L.A. County, school districts and community-based organizations including white supremacist activity and racialized gang violence.


                        For past annual hate crime reports for L.A. County, go to:



WHEN:          Thursday, November 19, 2009—10:00 a.m.                        


WHERE:         Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration

                        Board Hearing Room 381B

                        500 West Temple Street

                        Los Angeles, CA 90012


VISUALS:       Maps and graphics depicting the statistical findings.



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