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OCA-GH & Allstate Foundation Hate Crimes Awareness Series Workshop #1
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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.

10/10/2008
When: 10/10/2008
11:00 AM
Where: 5601 West Loop South
Houston, HCC West Loop Campus  77081
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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.


Friday, October 10, 2008, HCC West Loop Campus 
In reaching out to college students, OCA-GH has scheduled a seminar at the Houston Community College (HCC) West Loop Campus located at 5601 West Loop South, Houston 77081 at 11 am with lunch provided for attendees. 


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

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