(CBS DETROIT) — Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is seeking more funding to investigate hate crimes against the LGBTQ community.

The Fair Michigan Justice Project is a collaboration between Fair Michigan and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

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The organization says it aims to build a relationship with the LGBTQ community to help those who are targeted in crimes.

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According to Fair Michigan, the project is one of the first of its kind in the nation.

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