SAREC Hate Crime Conference 2014

Removing the Barriers to Reporting Prejudice Incidents/Hate Crime – National Conference on Hate Crime in Scotland

Date: 07 May 2014, Wednesday, Time: 10:00am – 02:00pm Venue: Leith Academy, 20 Academy Park, Edinburgh EH6 8JQ (map)

Conference Report : download (pdf, file size 2mb)

Copy of the presentations

Policing the Police: Eleanor McKnight, Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Organisations (CEMVO Scotland), click here (size 1MB)

No more ignoring it: Speak out against disability hate crime – Keith Lynch & Ivan Cohen, People First Scotland, Click here (size 97kb)

Scotland Without Prejudice – AntiSemitism in Scotland – Ephraim Borowski MBE,  Black and Ethnic Minority Infrastructure in Scotland (BEMIS),  Click here (size 5.9MB)

Speaker’s biography and detailed program of the Conference (click here)

Media Coverage:

STV – Scotland Tonight 10.30pm, 7 May 2014, (5 min feature)
Baroness Lawrence speaks at conference on tackling racism. Two decades after the murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence, it is still an “affirmation” that there is a fight against intolerance in society, according to his mother……. (more)

Asian Image:
Baroness Lawrence: ‘Stark inequalities’ still persist (07 May 2014)

Keynote speaker: Doreen Lawrence OBE, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon. a campaigner of human rights and racial justice, and the founder of the Stephen Laurance Trust. This is a FREE event. Booking is essential (Deadline : 30 April 2014).

Poster  Poster of the conference

Press release: Please download the press release of the Hate Crime Seminar Conference. (Click here)

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