An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us. Sadly, mass casualty and shooting incidents fueled by hate and bias have become the norm across the nation. But Governor Cuomo has made it clear that there is no place for hate in our state and continues to take aggressive steps to ensure all New Yorkers, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity are free from violence and discrimination.
This year, amid the worst outbreak of anti-Semitic violence in decades, Governor Cuomo is proposing a comprehensive agenda to combat hate, discrimination and all forms of prejudice.
Update: The "New York Hate Crime Anti-Terrorism Act" was passed in the FY 2021 Budget.
Hate Crime Domestic Terrorism Act
No Hate In Our State Agenda
Nation-Leading Plan to Fight Anti-Semitism
The FY 2022 Budget adds $25 million to the Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes grant program, boosting safety and security at New York's nonpublic schools.
Governor Cuomo proposes to add a diversity and tolerance curriculum for schools and to expand the Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Park City.
Messages From New Yorkers to Victims of Hate Crimes