LA vs HATE
LA vs HATE
In partnership with Los Angeles County’s Human Relations Commission and Department of Mental Health, 211 LA hosts a hotline for individuals who have been victims or witnesses to acts of bullying or incidents motivated by hate or discrimination to connect with services.
Report hate, discrimination or bullying and receive referrals to support services by dialing 2-1-1 or live chat.
Self-serve by searching 211 LA’s resource database for services and reporting hate incidents online.
After filing a report, you can receive follow-up support, referrals and advocacy from Care Coordinators.
REPORT A HATE INCIDENT
Formulario de Incidente de Odio
WHY FILE A REPORT?
By filing a report as a victim, witness, or advocate for a victim of hate crimes, hate acts, or bullying, you help identify areas in need of resources such as education and crime prevention. You also have the option to consent to receive followup and additional support with resources in your community.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH MY INFORMATION?
211 LA shares reports with partner agencies providing hate prevention, advocacy and counseling services. Agency partners include the Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission and the Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS). This report is not shared with any law enforcement entities and you have the option to report anonymously.
*If you would like a hate act/crime investigated, a separate report with law enforcement would need to be filed.
WHAT IS THE LA vs HATE PROGRAM ABOUT?
The Human Relations Commission and the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Aging and Community Services (WDACS) are collaborating with 211 LA County to launch a countywide system for reporting acts of hate as a part of the LA vs. HATE Campaign.
WHAT IS A HATE CRIME?
According to California state law, hate crime charges are filed when there is evidence that bias, hatred, or prejudice based on the victim's real or perceived race/ethnicity, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation is a substantial factor in the commission of the offense. This definition is codified in the California penal code sections 422.55 to 422.95 pertaining to hate crime.
For more information, see the Los Angeles County 2017 Hate Crime Report
WHAT IS A HATE INCIDENT?
A hate incident is a non-criminal act that involves bias, hatred, or prejudice based on a victim’s real or perceived race/ethnicity, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation is a substantial motivating factor.
Some examples of hate incidents include: derogatory name calling, bullying, hate mail, and cross-burning.
WHAT IS BULLYING?
Bullying is an act of verbal or physical aggression with an imbalance of power between perpetrator and targeted student that is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, again and again.
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