FBI statistic released this month show hate crimes are on the rise, up 17 percent from last year nationally, and up 32 percent in the Pacific Northwest.
What’s behind all of the recent hate-motivated violence and what can be done to put a stop to it?
In this edition of Northwest Now, we talk to Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor, PLU Director of Outreach Melannie Denise Cunningham, and Rabbi Bruce Kadden of Temple Beth El to discuss the rise of hate and violence in our community.
The Emmy and Telly Award-winning public affairs series Northwest Now airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College.
Use the list below to find us on TV. You can also watch past episodes and learn more about the show on our website .
KBTC 28.1, 28.2, 28.3 digital channels, (including K41KT-D Grays River-Lebam and K24IC-D, Bellingham and Channel 16 Digital, Seattle)
KCKA 15.1, 15.2, 15.3 digital channels
Comcast channel 108 (HD, most areas in Western Washington)
Comcast channel 12 (most areas – in Tacoma, Comcast channel 3)
Click! (Tacoma) channel 3 Rainier Connect channel 10
Broadstripe channel 28 (varies by area)
Verizon FiOS channel 28
Frontier Cable: 528 (HD), 28 (SD), and 474 (MHz Worldview)
Dish channel 28 (may appear as 8620)
Originally posted on the Bates Technical College’s Blog.