'Day Out Against Hate' being held in city, BK

The City Council is hosting a "Day Out Against Hate" Thursday in Brooklyn and the rest of the city.The council is holding the event in response to the increase in hate crimes within the last year. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says hate crimes have risen more than 20 percent in the city.Elected officials, education leaders, clergy members and the Anti-Defamation League will take part in the citywide event. There will be roundtable discussions and lessons of tolerance at schools across the city.In Brooklyn, Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled to attend an interfaith breakfast roundtable.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."