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Hate Crimes Forum Presented At CU-Boulder School Of Law

first_img Published: April 10, 2001 A hate crimes forum will be held at the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Law on Monday, April 16, in conjunction with Holocaust Awareness Week. Three aspects of hate crimes will be examined at the forum in room 156 of the Fleming Law Building from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The forum will feature: * Alexander Tsesis, attorney for the city of Chicago, speaking on “The Link Between Hate Speech and Hate Crimes” * Dan Grossman, minority leader of the Colorado House of Representatives, speaking on “Legislating Hate Crimes” * Mike Pellow of the Denver District Attorney’s Office speaking on “Prosecuting Hate Crimes” The event is sponsored by the Latino, Asian Pacific and Native American Law Student Associations and the National Lawyers Guild. For more information call the Latino Law Student Association at (303) 492-3137. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more

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Union City rallies behind 5-year-old Leukemia patient at ‘Battle for Bella’…

first_img Bayonne 2-alarm fire leaves six people displaced, one suffers minor injuries, fire chief says RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pina Productions hosted the Battle for Bella fundraiser in Union City, an event dedicated to helping pay for the medical costs of Isabella Perez – a 5-year-old Leukemia patient. [fve]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFiRsgKJykw&feature=youtu.be[/fve]Perez, the beneficiary of the charitable event, is suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.The fundraiser, hosted at Union Hill Middle School, focused around a charity basketball game between the Union City Police Officers and the New Jersey Chiefs. The night also included a halftime performance by “JAFFI” of Team LilMan.Hudson County View asked Carlos Pina, the CEO of Pina Productionz, how he felt about the atmosphere of the event.“I’m happy, I’m happy, the turnout is great. The gym is packed right now, it’s very early still, there’s a lot of people that have committed to come after work, so I look forward to it.”Isabella’s mother, Norma Perez, a Union City teacher,  told Hudson County View how thankful her and her family is for the support they have received from the town and community.We’re very thankful that everyone has been so supportive from the board of education to city hall, the police officers well as the chiefs for participating.”With an intense matchup between the Chiefs and the Union City Police Department, the game ended in dramatic fashion for the police force: as a last-minute buzzer beater secured a 55-52 win.All proceeds of the event will go to directly to Bella’s medical funds. To donate to “We Battle for Bella,” check out the GoFundMe page. Previous article30-year tax exemption in Ward F to generate $6M in revenue for Jersey CityNext articleJersey City’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hopes to end ‘tale of two cities’ Michael Rodriguez Facebook Twitter By Michael Rodriguez – February 25, 2016 2:27 pm 0 Bayonne Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter CommunityUnion City Union City rallies behind 5-year-old Leukemia patient at ‘Battle for Bella’ fundraiser CarePoint Health reaches deal for Cigna Health Insurance to join their network TAGSbattle for bellacarlos pinaisabella perezleukemiaUnion Hill Middle School SHARE Community Hoboken man killed in motorcycle crash on N.J. Turnpike in Kearny, state police say Bayonne last_img read more