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The State of Hate in Massachusetts, The Savings Bank Theater, Wakefield High School 60 Farm Street Wakefield
May 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
About this Event
Come learn with your community:
- A general overview of recent incidents of hate in Massachusetts and how they compare to national trends.
- An explanation of how to differentiate hate incidents from hate crimes and why this is important.
- A review of best practices on how to respond to hate in your communities.
Robert Trestan is the Executive Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Boston office where he oversees the League’s fundraising, program initiatives and leadership development. He is an experienced civil right advocate dedicated to developing community partnerships and initiatives that provide justice, equality and fair treatment.
From Boston, Robert directs education programs to thousands of students across New England and advocates for civil rights and equal treatment. He leads the League’s regional law enforcement initiatives, including hate crime and extremism training, and counter-terrorism seminars in Israel.