Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Awareness Seminar to be Sponsored by Justice Department

September 19, 2003

Source: U.S. Department of Justice Communications Service

On September 19, 2003 the U.S. Department of Justice Communications Service reported that "the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service (CRS) will sponsor an awareness and protocol seminar for 800 law enforcement officers, support service workers, local officials and community leaders from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan region... This seminar, one of the largest in a series of educational 'train the trainer' awareness and protocol seminars, are sponsored by CRS as a continuation of its efforts to address issues affecting Arab, Muslim, and Sikh populations in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Community dialogues, forums, cultural awareness and protocol seminars have been effective in defusing racial tensions towards members of those communities."