SUPPORT JPAC'S LEGISLATION TO COMBAT ANTISEMITISM & HATE
Holocaust Museum LA joins the Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in calling attention to the alarming rise in antisemitic incidents and hate crimes and urges the California Legislature to act immediately to address the continued tide of rising hatred and bigotry.
AB 587 (Gabriel): Requires social media companies to report their hate content policies as well as how hate continues to proliferate on their platforms.
Education About the Impact of Letting Hatred Go Unchecked
SB 693 (Stern): Creates a large-scale study to assess the state of Holocaust and Genocide Education in the state.
Physical Security to Protect Against the Manifestations of Hate
AB 1664 (Gabriel): Extends and expands the state’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) to waive the sunset clause and include security training. Security training is provided by many Jewish Federations and was used by Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker to escape the hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, TX, in January.