Notice to the Press
Washington, DC
April 27, 2011


Special Envoy To Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal and Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith will sponsor a Town Hall discussion on U.S. efforts to combat discrimination and hatred against Jews, Muslims, and others, as part of their 2011 Hours Against Hate campaign.

The event will take place on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at George Washington University in the Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st Street, NW (Corner of 21st and H Streets), which is on the First floor of the Media and Public Affairs Building.

The Town Hall is hosted by The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. It will be moderated by Irene Oh, Ph.D., Peace Studies Program Director at The George Washington University, with additional participation by Tad Stahnke, Director of Policy and Programs at Human Rights First.

The remarks will be open to the press. Contact George Washington University for detail on camera set up times.

PRESS CONTACTS:

George Washington University
Jill Sankey
Media Relations
jpsankey@gwise.gwu.edu
202-994-6466
Fax: 202-994-9025

U.S. Department of State
Evan Owen
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor
owene@state.gov
202-647-4747



PRN: 2011/640