Protecting Places of Worship October 16, 2019

Richard W. Moore, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, invites you to attend a forum and panel discussion focused on

Protecting Places of Worship

This event, co-hosted with Department of Sociology and Criminology at Spring Hill College, will be Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Great Hall, located in the Byrne Hall building at Spring Hill College (4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36608). Admission is free and open to interfaith communities and houses of worship leadership, as well as designated security team directors or points of contact.

Two dynamic and informational speakers are slated for the event, including Eric Treene, Special Counsel for Religious Discrimination, United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. He will provide an overview of religious hate crimes and relevant civil rights statutes. Chad Yarbrough, Federal Bureau of Investigations Assistant Special Agent in Charge, who was on the scene and directly involved in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October 2018 will also speak. Additional presentations will include comments from the Department of Homeland Security, a Faith Leaders Discussion Panel, and a Law Enforcement Q&A Session.

Seating is limited. Please register your attendance through EventBrite at the following link:

If you have additional questions, please contact the United States Attorney’s Office at 251-415-7199.

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