20th August 2020
|Have your say on hate crime with online focus groups|
Sandwell Council has hosted a series of online focus groups for people to have their say on tackling hate crime.
Sandwell Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Maria Crompton, said: “We want residents to let us know how the Council and partner organisations can continue to tackle hate crime. We want to hear their experiences of hate crime and for them to tell us how we can better provide support to victims.”
Hate Crime can take place anywhere and to anyone, whether it is face-to-face, on the phone, online or a verbal or physical confrontation.
Sandwell organisations are working closely together – and with the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner – to tackle hate crime.
People may be a victim of hate just because of:
For information on how to report a hate crime, go to www.sandwell.gov.uk/hatecrime