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Media Advisory: United Against Hate Event to be Held in Cedar Rapids

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa is joining with the FBI, the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission, the Linn County Attorney’s Office and others to host a forum designed to identify and address key issues related to hate crime reporting, investigation, prosecution and prevention.  The forum is designed to educate the public on how to respond to hate crimes or hate incidents, including who to contact should a member of the public be the victim of a hate crime or incident.

The forum is part of the Department of Justice’s United Against Hate initiative.  United Against Hate is a nationwide Department of Justice initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate.  This initiative will connect federal, state and local law enforcement with communities in order to build trust and encourage people to report hate crimes and incidents.


Event Details

When:       April 25, 2023

Where:      Cedar Rapids Downtown Public Library – Beems Auditorium B

Time:        6:00 P.M.

A press release will be provided and interview opportunities will be available. 

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Updated April 18, 2023

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