EVENT: Hate Ends Here: A Community Conversation
Shepard and Jabara Families Join Civil Rights Groups in Call for Action
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
Contact: Kenny Yi, [email protected], 202-466-2735
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, November 20, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, families of Khalid Jabara and Matthew Shepard, and the civil rights community will come together to foster discussion about the country’s state of hate and tangible actions for reform. Vanita Gupta will facilitate a discussion to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the passage of the Shepard-Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act and address the need to pass the Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act.
WHAT: Hate Ends Here: A Community Conversation
- Vanita Gupta, president and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
- Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard and founders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation
- Haifa and Rami Jabara, mother and brother of Khalid Jabara, co-founders of the Khalid Jabara Foundation
The Eaton Hotel
1201 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Wednesday, November 20
2:30p.m. – 5p.m.
This event is open to press with limited capacity. Please email your RSVP with name, outlet, and position (pencil, camera, or still) to Kenny Yi at [email protected].
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 220 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more information on The Leadership Conference and its member organizations, visit www.civilrights.org