One Year Later: Plot to Bomb Pueblo’s Temple Emanuel

November marks one year since the FBI arrested Richard Holzer for plotting to bomb Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo, CO. ADL welcomed last month’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that Holzer had pled guilty to federal hate crime and other charges. ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin thanked the law enforcement agencies involved in the arrest and

Support ADL Mountain States on Colorado Gives Day!

  Looking for a way to give back this winter? We are inviting supporters of ADL’s work to donate on Colorado Gives Day, one of the most successful “give days” in the nation, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. To donate to ADL’s work on Colorado Gives Day, visit: https://www.coloradogives.org/ADL. Worried about missing the deadline? Preschedule your donation now! ColoradoGivesDay.org features

Hate Crime Reports Spike 74 Percent in Colorado in 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   HATE CRIME REPORTS SPIKE 74 PERCENT IN COLORADO IN 2019 Hate crimes directed at individuals based on their race, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity and disability increased in Colorado, according to the FBI’s 2019 hate crime report DENVER, CO, November 16, 2020 … The number of reported hate crimes in Colorado spiked by 74

Champion ADL’s Work this Fall at Exciting National Virtual Events! 

This fall, the ADL Mountain States Region will be partnering with all 25 regional ADL offices to unite us virtually with thousands of ADL supporters like you from across the region and country – and you can participate from the comfort of your own home! The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to us that advocacy can take place at home. Support ADL

ADL Welcomes Hate Crime Plea in Plot to Blow Up Pueblo Synagogue

  Denver, CO, October 15, 2020 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region welcomed today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that Richard Holzer pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and explosive charges for plotting to blow up Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo. ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin issued the following statement: The news of a plot to blow

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Hate Crime Reports Surge 79 Percent in New Mexico in 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   HATE CRIME REPORTS SURGE 79 PERCENT IN NEW MEXICO IN 2019   Hate crimes directed at individuals based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability increased in New Mexico, according to the FBI’s 2019 hate crime report   DENVER, CO, November 16, 2020 … The number of reported hate crimes in New

Hate Crime Reports Spike 74 Percent in Colorado in 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   HATE CRIME REPORTS SPIKE 74 PERCENT IN COLORADO IN 2019 Hate crimes directed at individuals based on their race, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity and disability increased in Colorado, according to the FBI’s 2019 hate crime report DENVER, CO, November 16, 2020 … The number of reported hate crimes in Colorado spiked by 74

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ADL Joins in Friend of the Court Briefs Related to COVID-19 Restrictions

ADL has joined with Americans United for Separation of Church and State and other organizations in three amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs filed in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. These briefs defend against challenges by religious organizations to restrictions imposed by the Governors of Colorado and New Mexico designed to protect people from COVID-19. Governors in these states have

The December Dilemma: December Holiday Guidelines for Public Schools and Public Spaces

As the December holidays approach, school administrators and teachers face the challenge of planning holiday programs and activities within and outside the classroom that demonstrate a respect for students of all faiths and religious beliefs.  Civic officials similarly may face difficult questions about the placement of religious displays on public property. While acknowledging the December holiday season, it’s important to

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Register NOW for ADL’s If Not Now, When? Virtrual Award Reception

Support ADL Mountain States from the Best Seat in the House—Yours!   Join ADL supporters in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming from the safety and comfort of your own home to support ADL’s work. With a salute to our past, we will build hope for the future.   On Thursday, November 12, starting at 5:30pm, ADL Mountain States will host its virtual If Not Now,

Watch the Video! 2020 Annual Supreme Court Review on August 4 at 10 AM MST

This event is over, but you can watch the video here.    Register now!  This year has been both busy and tumultuous for the Supreme Court. From new appointments to impeachment hearings, COVID-19 disruptions, and months of global protests, this term’s cases have been influential and publicly scrutinized on an unprecedented scale.   Please join us for an America’s Town Hall discussion of the