Protecting Places of Worship Forum

An interfaith meeting for faith-based leaders and community members on how to prevent and respond to hate crimes against places of worship

When: Friday, April 12, 2019 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: St. George Social Center, 1900 S. 4th Street, Terre Haute, IN

  • Overview of Religious Hate Crimes by representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI, and local law enforcement officials
  • Preventing and responding to Active Shooter Situations
  • Threat assessments by federal and local law enforcement
  • Discussion on various ways of Protecting Houses of Worship
  • Panel presentations by representatives of faith, interfaith and local social groups vulnerable to intimidation, bias, hate incidents, and/or hate crimes instigated by people both inside and outside their faith communities.
  • Discussions regarding Hate Crimes in the Wabash Valley.

Facilitated by: United States Department of Justice Community Relations Service and The Federal Bureau of Investigation

Co-hosted by: Terre Haute Human Relations Commission and The Interfaith Council of the Wabash Valley (IFC)

Lunch Included – No fee. Free will donations gratefully accepted

Please RSVP by April 4 to: