The Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer NO HATE Act

By Kevin Vo On June 28, 2019, the Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer NO HATE Act was introduced by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), and its House companion was introduced by Representatives Donald Beyer (D-VA) and Pete Olson (R-TX). This bill aims to promote more accurate hate crime data collection and assist individuals impacted by a hate crime. In response to the increasing surge in hate crimes over the past few years, this bill also strives

Lawyers’ Committee Testifies at House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes and Rise of White Nationalism.

Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law testified before the House Judiciary Committee at the April 9, 2019 hearing titled “Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism” Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement in response to recent reports that the Trump administration is seeking to establish a narrow definition of sex under Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972 that would exclude transgender people – as well as excluding non-binary, gender-fluid, ace, and other people from important civil rights protections that prevent discrimination on the basis of sex.

February Action Item: Get to know your local community organizations

Hundreds of organizations across the country work to combat hate every day. By pushing back against bigotry, serving as a much-needed support network for their members, and providing direct services to those in need, organizations on the ground work day-in and day-out to make their communities safe and welcoming places for all. As part of the Stop Hate Project’s mission, we work to strengthen the capacity of local communities to combat hate. This includes supporting and lifting up the work of