Challenging Perceptions Summit - Lincolnshire- 18th October 2017

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1. Introduction The Challenging Perceptions Summit took place within Hate Crime Awareness Week with the release of the latest figures of hate crime statistics showing an increase of 27% in hate crimes over the last year, (Independent figures 2017 ). The summit included a wide range of organisations, community groups and individuals within the Lincolnshire area with a commitment to help increase knowledge and understanding and share it, creating a co-ordinated approach to tackle negative public perceptions and hate crime. The summit also encouraged individuals and organisations to partake in difficult conversations about prejudice that are often avoided.

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