Hate Crimes Awareness Seminar

Join us for a seminar about hate crimes awareness.


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Jun 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Albuquerque Indian Center
1 Civic Plaza NW, 10th Floor, County Conference Room B
Albuquerque, NM 87102



  1. 8:30 a.m. - Introduction and Welcome Address by Leonard Gorman, Executive Director, Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission
  2. 9 a.m. - What is a Hate Crime? What is the Legal Standard to Pursue Hate Crime Charges? Presentation by Arusha Gordon, Attorney, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  3. 10 a.m. - Hate Crimes in New Mexico Presentation by Javier Almodovar, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  4. 11 a.m. - The Vincent Kee Trial, the First Hate Crime Case pursued under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Disability Discrimination and the Interaction with Police Officers. Presentation by TBA
  5. Noon - Closing Remarks


Michelle Melendez
Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission: (928) 871-7436