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Standing Up to Hate - A Presentation by the Southern Poverty Law Center

Sunday, June 2, 2019 28 Iyyar 5779

1:00 PM - 3:00 PMSocial Hall

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, was founded in 1971 by two (Jewish) lawyers dedicated to ensuring that "the promise of the civil rights movement became a reality for all." The SPLC has become internationally recognized for documenting the nature and conduct of hate groups in America and worldwide and litigating to protect the rights of all people victimized by bigotry and injustice. Their slogan is "fighting hate, teaching tolerance, seeking justice." Learn more at: https:// www.splcenter.org

The talk will focus on the dangerous growth in the United States, including North Carolina, of anti-Semitic, racist and hate groups and their increasing influence in our public culture and life. There will be an opportunity for discussion and questions by members of the community.

RSVPs helpful but not necessary.

This event co-sponsored by Beth Meyer Social Action and the Progressive Kehillah.

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