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OCA-GH & Allstate Foundation Hate Crimes Awareness Series Workshop #2
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Nationally, Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest-growing targets of hate crimes. OCA Greater Houston is organizing a series of 3 different free seminars targeting 3 separate populations of APIA high school students, college students, and working adults. Professor Mark E. Steiner from the South Texas College of Law will address how the rise of the passive model minority stereotype of Asian Pacific Americans has consequently led to a rise in crimes against this community.

10/11/2008
When: 10/11/2008
3:00 PM
Where: Second Floor
11110 Bellaire Blvd.
Houston, International Trade Center  77072
Contact: Cecilia Pham
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Nationally, Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest-growing targets of hate crimes. OCA Greater Houston is organizing a series of 3 different free seminars targeting 3 separate populations of APIA high school students, college students, and working adults. Professor Mark E. Steiner from the South Texas College of Law will address how the rise of the passive model minority stereotype of Asian Pacific Americans has consequently led to a rise in crimes against this community. He will also discuss how to recognize a hate crime and how these issues are defined by law. Pei-Un Yee, OCA National Hate Crimes Awareness Program Coordinator will address what to do if you are the victim of a hate crime and how hate crimes can be prevented. 


Free copies of OCA's Responding to Hate Crimes: A Community Action Guide will be distributed.


Saturday, October 11, 2008, 
Intl Trade Center OCA-GH hosts an annual Advocacy & Legal Issues Conference Day and this year one of the workshops will be on Hate Crimes focusing on awareness of the history of negative stereotyping and responding to occurrences. 


This seminar series and the Hate Crimes Manual made possible with support from the Allstate Foundation.

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