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Date: October 27

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
Hosted by the NAAG Center for Excellence in Governance and the James Byrd Jr. Center to Stop Hate.

As part of his Presidential Initiative “The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity,” NAAG President and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine invites you to attend an upcoming NAAG training focused on hate crimes. Join nationally recognized experts to learn more about the special role hate crime laws play in the United States, civil litigation strategies to fight online hate, and investigative tactics in the wake of hateful activity. Trainers will also share updates on recent federal action aimed at fighting hate.


  • Arusha Gordon, Associate Director of the James Byrd Jr. Center to Stop Hate, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Nadia N. Aziz, Civil Rights Attorney and Consultant, James Byrd Jr. Center to Stop Hate
  • Cynthia M. Deitle, Former Chief of Civil Rights Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Taylor Dumpson, President’s Fellow, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law


This training is a closed session for attorneys general and attorney general staff only. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Humayun at mhumayan@naag.org. The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 27 at noon ET.

If you have created your NAAG account and receive an error message when trying to register, please make sure you have entered your organization under your profile. You may need to wait up to 24 hours after your account is verified by your office before being able to register for this forum.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 27 at noon ET.

CLE Credit

NAAG will apply for CLE for attendees eligible under CLE accrediting body guidelines.