LatinoJustice PRLDEF Official Statement on U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Hate Crimes in the US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2012

CONTACT: John Garcia, Director of Communications, 212-739-7513, jgarcia@latinojustice.org.

LatinoJustice PRLDEF STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD

U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Subcommittee Hearing: “Hate Crimes and the Threat of Domestic Extremism”

For the past 40 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country and changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. Through litigation, advocacy and education, LatinoJustice PRLDEF works to protect opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in school and work, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities. As a civil rights organization, we write to express our concern over the increased incidence of hate crimes against Latinos.

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