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Prosecutor's Stand: Film & Conversation (ML)

Film & Discussion Event Type: Films
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 1/15/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Victor Hwang as he brings hate crime charges against perpetrators who brutally attack a Mayan dishwasher, an African-American homeless man, and a transgender woman, Mia Tu Mutch. As prosecutors investigate the cases, the District Attorney's office and local law enforcement uncover a skinhead network operating in the city. While hate crime charges are hard to prove, Hwang raises awareness about the importance of reporting and prosecuting hate, and works with the community to seek justice for the victims.

A panel of experts will be Moderated by Elgin Police Chief Ana Lalley This program is presented in cooperation with Elgin Police Department, Elgin Community College MAGIC, Elgin Human Relations Commission, CERL, Gail Borden Public Library, Coalition of Elgin's religious Leaders & Elgin City of Peace. Refreshments provided.
Library: Main Library    Map
Location: Elgin Room