Webinar: Learn About Hate Incidents Versus Hate Crimes
Thursday 12 November 2020, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST, online (USA)
A webinar about the difference between a hate crime and a hate incident and how hate crimes are prosecuted in San Diego County.
In the last few years, hate crimes have steadily increased in San Diego and across the country. We will provide an overview of hate crimes, including the difference between hate incidents and hate crimes, the limitations of the First Amendment protections, the various hate crime charges in California, how to recognize common hate symbols, and current trends in hate crimes.
About the Speakers
Leonard Trinh has been a prosecutor for 15 years. Since 2017, he has been the lead hate crimes prosecutor for the District Attorney’s Office. He’s previously taught on the subject of hate crimes at the National District Attorney’s Association and the San Diego Regional Police Academy. He also serves as the Chair of the Hate Crimes Intelligence Committee and Vice Chair of the San Diego Regional Anti-Hate Crimes Coalition.
Summer Stephan is the San Diego District Attorney. She has devoted her life to protecting children and families, providing justice to the most vulnerable, and is a national leader in the fight against human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Summer is focused on advancing public safety through fair and equal justice, bringing solutions to complex issues with a unique data driven, commonsense approach that works to address the root causes of certain crimes driven by mental illness and addiction.
*Registrants will receive email instructions about how to join the Zoom session.
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