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MIAAHC is committed to working together to secure the right of every person in this State to be free from hate crimes. MIAAHC is committed to supporting victims and assisting communities, organizations and groups that seek effective means to identify, combat and eliminate such acts. To achieve its mission, MIAAHC will:
a) Coordinate federal, state and local law enforcement agency resources and unify law enforcement agencies with community resources in a manner necessary and appropriate to ensure a complete and effective response to hate crimes;
b) Use a community outreach approach to help ensure effective reporting, investigation, prosecution and referral of hate crimes, heal wounds in the community, and ultimately promote community safety;
c) Expand hate crime education and training opportunities to include programs for law enforcement and community resources and classroom-based educational programs; and
d) Improve data collection so Michigan can understand the scope of the problem, identify trends, and effectively deploy resources to combat hate crimes.