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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 15, 2019

Media Advisory: United States Attorney’s Office and Sioux City Human Rights Commission to Host Forum on Protecting Places of Worship

SIOUX CITY, IA –United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr. and the Sioux City Human Rights Commission will host a community forum focused on protecting places of worship.  Leaders of the interfaith community, representatives of houses of worship, and other community stakeholders and members are encouraged to attend to discuss hate crime laws, identifying and reporting hate crimes, and best practices for creating safe and secure houses of worship.  The event will conclude with a panel discussion featuring officials from the FBI, DoJ, the United States Attorney’s Office, and the Sioux City Police Department.

 

Event Details

When:       5:30PM-8:30PM, Thursday, April 25, 2019

Where:     Sioux City Public Museum, 607 4th Street, Sioux City, IA

 

This event is open press.  Photography permitted.  A press release will be provided and interview opportunities will be available. 

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Updated March 15, 2019