COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICE (CRS)

COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICE (CRS)

CRS Collaborates on Creation of DOJ Hate Crimes Website
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CRS Collaborates to Create DOJ Hate Crimes Website

The Community Relations Service (CRS) serves as “America’s Peacemaker” by improving communication and facilitating understanding in communities facing racial and ethnic conflicts and hate crimes. Though our services we help develop communities’ ability to independently prevent and resolve future conflicts.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Special Report Hate Crime Victimization 2004-2015


Our Focus

We resolve community conflicts and tensions and prevent and respond to alleged hate crimes committed on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or, disability.

 
CRS Race
CRS Gender
 
 
Our Focus - Color
CRS Gender Identity
 
 
CRS National Origin
CRS Sexual Orientation
 
 
CRS Religion
CRS Disability
 

Our Stakeholders

We collaborate with stakeholders throughout communities to increase communication, collaboration, and understanding. Additionally, we work with community members to develop knowledge and skills, create and implement solutions, and provide groups with the ability to prevent and respond to future conflict.

Community Groups
Law Enforcement
Civil Rights Groups
Government Agencies
 
Tribal Communities
Religious Groups
Educational Organizations
 

Our Work

We provide training, facilitation, consultation, and mediation services within communities to enhance communities’ ability to alleviate tension, resolve disputes, and prevent future conflicts more effectively.

In addition to the four services CRS provides through its work, we offer facilitated programs and community forums.



Leadership 

Gerri Ratliff
Deputy Director

Contact 

Community Relations Service
(202) 305-2935

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