Hate Crimes: What you should know and what you can do!

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This guide, prepared by the Alberta Hate Crimes Committee, aims to empower Albertans with the tools to intervene should a hate crime or bias incident occur in their community. Most people are usually caught off guard when a hate/bias crime or incident occurs and are unprepared or fearful to intervene. Such incidents can make individuals and communities feel powerless or helpless. However, there is evidence that society can intervene to reduce or prevent hate induced crime or violence. This guide was inspired by active witnesses who continue to intervene on the behalf of hate crime victims, instead of allowing silence to signal our consent in acts of hate or discrimination.

You can download the full report here.