News, Events, and Spotlights
Read the press releases, Spotlight articles, and upcoming events listings on this page for the latest information about DOJ's efforts to address hate crimes.
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Hate Crimes Spotlight
The Department of Justice awarded the state of California over a million dollars to expand community awareness of a statewide non-emergency hotline for victims of hate incidents and crimes launched in May 2023. The Department also funded hotlines in two more states. Why are hotlines necessary? How do they help people targeted for hate?
Across the country, schools are opening their doors, welcoming students for a new year filled with learning and growth. Central to this educational journey? Creating a safe and respectful environment for all.
This fact sheet outlines the Attorney General's directives that DOJ has implemented to increase resources to combat hate crimes through federal law enforcement action and to enhance training, support and outreach to state and local partners.
This year’s theme — Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change. — calls upon communities to amplify the voices of survivors and create environments where they have confidence in being heard, believed, and supported.