Download: Bullying Prevention Month of Action Toolkit Download our Bullying Prevention Month of Action Schedule of Events. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Through our national stop hate hotline (844-9-NO-HATE) the Stop Hate Project has heard from parents across the country whose children have experienced hate and bullying in schools. That’s why this October, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) Stop Hate Project and Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program are joining organizations across the
Think of Selma, Alabama and your mind will likely turn to historic images from the civil rights movement. You will think of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery Marches, and the Voting Rights Act. Think of Selma and you will think of history. But for the nearly 19,000 residents of this town – It is home. Two years ago, our nation’s first black president, along with civil rights leaders, celebrities, and activists descended on Selma, Alabama to walk across the famous
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, VA – Recognizing the critical role law enforcement and community leaders play in responding to hate crimes, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) have come together to launch a new effort that will significantly strengthen the continuing dialogue on this serious issue. Through the establishment of an advisory committee, “Enhancing the Response to Hate Crimes,” the IACP and the Lawyers’ Committee will lead a discussion
Click here to view the letter. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law sent a letter to Web.com informing the company that the white supremacist hate site, Stormfront, is in violation of Web.com’s Acceptable Use Policy, and urged them to take immediate action to terminate its domain registration services. In addition to the explicitly bigoted, racist, discriminatory, and hateful nature of the discussions that take place on Stormfront, more than
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), partnered to produce two guides that highlight tips for counter protesters and law enforcement in responding to hate and bias motivated protests. The guides can be downloaded below. 5 Tips for Counter Protesters: Effective Engagement with Law Enforcement Before, During, and After Actions Responding to Hate and Bias Motivated Protests.
Click to view Know Your Rights Guides on Peaceful Protest & Counter Protest. You have a First Amendment right to free speech and peaceful assembly. The First Amendment does not protect speech that threatens, intends to cause others to violate laws, or provokes a person to violence. For more information about your right to peaceful protest, including Charlottesville, VA and Boston, MA specific guides, click the link above.