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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps America’s state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. BJA provides a wide range of resources through programs and services, including training and technical assistance, to address chronic and emerging criminal justice challenges nationwide. Following are a sampling of available BJA resources that are specifically related to hate crime matters.


JAG Funding to Combat Hate Crimes

See the letter to State Administering Agency Directors regarding how Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funding can be used to combat hate crime.

Funding Awards

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This page is updated regularly as new resources are released.

Date Created: November 1, 2021