Waymon Hudson

Community Forum on Hate Crimes

Filed By Waymon Hudson | September 22, 2008 5:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: Florida, Fort Lauderdale, hate crimes against LGBT people

Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti, the Office of the State Attorney, and African American and GLBT leaders are among the participants in a community forum on hate crimes to be held this Wednesday night in Fort Lauderdale .

The forum will include a discussion of hate crimes in Broward, strategies and successful initiatives, the need for community involvement and mobilization, and other approaches. The panelists will discuss both the unique factors and the commonalities of hate crimes and how they impact different communities. This is the first in a series of community forums to be held throughout the County over the coming months.

More details after the jump...

WHAT: Community forum on hate crimes

WHEN: Wednesday, September 24
7:00pm

WHERE: Gay and Lesbian Community Center (GLCC)
1717 N. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale

WHO:
Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti
Chuck Morton, Office of the State Attorney
Scott Hall, executive director, Gay American Heroes
Waymon Hudson, president, Fight Out Loud
Tobias Packer, Equality Florida
Judge Robert Lee
Andrew Lewis, chair, American Black Caucus (co-moderator)
George Castrataro, supervising attorney, Legal Aid Service of Broward County (co-moderator)

SPONSORS:
Dolphin Democrats
Log Cabin Republicans
Equality Florida
Gay American Heroes
Fight Out Loud

PRESS: Open press


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