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In Pennsylvania, a hate crime is defined as a criminal act motivated by ill will or hatred toward a victim’s race, color, religion, or national origin.
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Complaint information and forms about illegal discrimination in education, employment, housing and commercial property, and public accommodations.
If you feel you have been the victim of illegal discrimination, file a complaint or report a bias incident by:
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