Fighting Hate While Preserving Freedom: A Best Practices Forum

Sponsored by the Office of the President
and the Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience

Co-Sponsored by the Chancellors of Rutgers University-Camden,
Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-New Brunswick,
and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Rutgers Business School-Main Auditorium (Room 1095)
100 Rockafeller Road, Livingston Campus
Piscataway, NJ 08854

The forum will open with a discussion of the resurgence of hate and the challenges to the First Amendment,
and will focus on best practices in confronting hate at houses of worship, online, on campus, and in the broader community.


Paul J. Fishman, Former US Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Gurbir Grewal, Attorney General of the State of New Jersey
Ryan Haygood, CEO, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
Jeh Johnson, Former US Secretary of Homeland Security
Khalid Latif, Executive Director and Chaplain (Imam), Islamic Center at NYU
Ruth Mandel, Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics
Deborah Poritz, Former Chief Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Francine Roston, Rabbi, Whitefish, Montana
George Selim, Senior Vice President of Programs, Anti-Defamation League
Other prominent civil rights leaders and experts in terrorism and conflict resolution

Please RSVP to by March 20, 2018

Lunch will be provided, and a reception will follow the presentations
This event is free and open to the Rutgers community