Hate Crimes Prevention

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    Taxonomy Code: FN-1500.2550

    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of intimidation, property crimes and violence against individuals on the basis of their real or perceived race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability through a variety of educational interventions that focus on making people aware of the problem, encouraging people to actively condemn behaviors that promote hate crimes, and helping to develop cultural sensitivity in communities that are experiencing tension or where incidents have already occurred.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADVOCACYHelps to develop, support and strengthen community voices to ensure a public response to bias crimes and discrimination on Long Island. Works in partnership with local, state, and federal officials to ensure that government funding and policies meet community needs. Call for more information.SuffolkADVOCACYBIASHELP A DIVISION OF LINCS
    ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGAssists Hispanic immigrants whose education, immigration or civil rights have been violated. Organizes meetings with the community to inform and advise members regarding their rights. Coordinates efforts with organizations that work in defense of rights. Call for further information.NassauADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZINGCENTRO SALVADORENO, INC.
    ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEWorks toward the goals of countering and reducing hatred by fighting Anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry here and abroad, combating international terrorism, probing the roots of hatred, advocating before congress, aiding victims of bigotry, developing educational programs, and serving as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement, and the general public.ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
    EDUCATION/SEMINARSEducators provide specially tailored trainings in schools, small businesses, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations. Issues discussed include: racism, Anti-Semitism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination including sexual harassment, bullying and cyber bullying. Call for more information.SuffolkEDUCATION/SEMINARSBIASHELP A DIVISION OF LINCS
    HATE CRIMES UNITResponsible for the investigation and case preparation of all violations of law perpetrated primarily due to a belief or perception regarding race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age, disability or sexual orientation, except for cases involving death or serious physical injury that may result in death. This shall include incidents relating to houses of worship and/or related facilities. This shall further include incidents involving the etching, painting, or drawing of a Swastika on any building or other real property without the permission of the owner or operator, as well as setting fire to a cross in public view. This command shall also keep files and statistics relative to such offenses. The Hate Crimes Unite assumes responsibility of all incidents upon determining the incident fits criteria as prescribed by the Hate Crimes Act 2000 of New York State, pursuant to Section 485.05 of the Penal Law. The incidents will be investigated to determine the hate crime element committed by factors outlined in the Hate Crimes Act established in New York as well as existing case law and experience. The Major Case Commanding Officer, or designee, will be responsible for properly identifying the incident as a hate crime and unsure this information is reported monthly, as accurately and correctly as possible under UCR standards, to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYSDCJS). The Major Case Section Commanding Officer, or designee, shall further act as a liaison to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office and the United States Attorney's Office to ensure the proper charging and prosecution of hate crimes.SuffolkHATE CRIMES UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
    SAFE SCHOOLS TEAMProvides a dynamic group of student activists from Nassau and Suffolk counties that evaluates, directs and implements programs and services to create safer and more supportive schools for GLBT students and their allies.SuffolkSAFE SCHOOLS TEAMTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)

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