Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center
of Nassau County
Town of North Hempstead Supervisor
Not in Our Town:
A Unity & Anti-Hate Conference
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7-9 p.m.
Clinton G. Martin Park
1601 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
In response to recent hate crime on Long Island, Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the members of the Town Board are partnering with HMTC to present Not in Our Town: A Unity & Anti-Hate Conference at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park.
There will be a presentation of a short film by “Not in Our Town,” then hear what steps were taken to combat hate in the Village of Patchogue following the 2008 murder of Marcelo Lucero. Other groups and organizations will talk about what they are doing to combat hate crimes and keep their communities safe.
The keynote speaker will be Village of Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri. Other speakers include Steven Markowitz, Chairman, HMTC; Tracy Garrison-Feinberg, Director of the Claire Friedlander Education Institute at HMTC; Dr. Isma Chaudhry, President, Islamic Center of L.I.; David Kilminick, Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth; Joselo Lucero, Hagedorn Foundation; and a representative from the Nassau County Police Departement, who will discuss the department’s enhanced security, intensified patrols and response to hate crimes.
A Q&A session will follow the speakers.
For more information call 311 or (516) 869-6311.