Claiming Williams: Avoiding Hate Crimes and Building Advocacy

claimingwilliamsClaiming Williams 2013: “Dare to Dig Deeper”

“Avoiding Hate Crimes and Building Advocacy”
Community Forum: Panel Discussion with U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz 

Date: Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Time: 10:45-12:00pm
Place: Brook Rodgers Recital Hall

Dare to dig deeper into conversations surrounding hate crimes. What exactly is a hate crime and what is not? How are they to be handled when they are experienced on college campuses, such as ours? US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Carmen Ortiz, will explore this crucial issue for our community and share her statewide efforts at building advocacy and awareness. Carmen Ortiz, US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, is the first Hispanic and the first woman to represent Massachusetts as United States Attorney.

You can find her bio online http://www.justice.gov/usao/ma/meetattorney.html

There will also be Lunchtime Dialogue with Carmen Ortiz. More information is here.

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Sponsors: Claiming Williams Committee, Williams College Law Society, Committee on Diversity & Community, Stanley Kaplan Program in American Foreign Policy, Muslim Student Union

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