Make a Plan to Vote Today!

  Voting Rights and the 2020 Election Democracy depends on ensuring that every voter has an equal and fair opportunity to cast a ballot, free from restrictions that have a discriminatory impact. There is, perhaps, no more fundamental right in a democracy than the vote. We want you to have all the information you need to vote. Whether you live

Know Your Rights and Obligations

As a long-time religious freedom advocate for all Americans, ADL believes that Jews should not have to choose between observing the High Holidays and their school or work obligations. Accommodating those who observe is not only the right thing for schools and employers to do, it is often legally required whether you are physically in a classroom or workplace or

Happy New Year from ADL

  On Friday night, the Jewish High Holy Days will commence with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and will conclude 10 days later with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. During this period, known as the “Days of Awe,” Jews around the world focus on the process of repentance, whereby one is obligated to acknowledge one’s sins, ask for forgiveness

L-R: ADL Regional Board Member Stu Pack, Former ADL Mountain States Regional Director Shelly Steinhauser and ADL Regional Director Scott Levin at the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade on January 20, 2020 in Denver CO. Photo credit: MSU Denver

Mountain States Spotlight with Former Regional Director Sheldon Steinhauser

  ADL is so grateful to Shelly Steinhauser for dedicating his 90th birthday celebration to supporting the Mountain States Region. Shelly answered three big questions for us about why ADL and its mission to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all remains so critical.   ADL: What are the biggest changes

Walking the Walk—Support ADL’s Virtual Fundraiser, If Not Now, When?

ADL Mountain States welcomes the community to participate in its regional (virtual) fundraiser challenge, If Not, Now, When? We are privileged to honor beloved civil rights hero and ADL leader, Sheldon (Shelly) Steinhauser. Shelly is no stranger to “fighting the good fight.” In March of 1965, the late John Lewis and many others were badly beaten on “Bloody Sunday” as they tried to

NEWS

ADL Senior Associate Director Jeremy Shaver on KUNC Radio: Extremism in Colorado

ADL Mountain States Region Senior Associate Director Jeremy Shaver was interviewed for a July 23 story on KUNC radio on extremism in Colorado. The story, the first segment of the broadcast, focuses on the Boogaloo movement and the activities of its members in Colorado over the past few months.

ADL, Colorado Sikhs commend Jeffco DA for filing hate crime charge against man accused of attacking Sikh business owner

Denver, CO, July 22, 2020 … The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region and Colorado Sikhs welcome the decision of First Judicial District Attorney Pete Wier to add a bias-motivated crime charge in the case against a man who is accused of attacking a Lakewood business owner and member of Colorado’s Sikh community.   The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office announced

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Make a Plan to Vote Today!

  Voting Rights and the 2020 Election Democracy depends on ensuring that every voter has an equal and fair opportunity to cast a ballot, free from restrictions that have a discriminatory impact. There is, perhaps, no more fundamental right in a democracy than the vote. We want you to have all the information you need to vote. Whether you live

ADL opposes Colorado ballot measure that bans abortion

  Colorado voters this November will make decisions on nearly a dozen proposed changes to the state’s laws and constitution. One of those ballot measures is Proposition 115 that would ban and criminalize abortion later in pregnancy. Proposition 115 is a citizen initiative that would change state law, not the constitution, to ban abortions after 22 weeks. It contains an

EVENTS

Join ADL for the 2020 Annual Supreme Court Review on August 4 at 10 AM MST

  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 term with celebrated legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Paul Clement, Frederick Lawrence, and Dahlia Lithwick. 

ADL Summer Series Webinar: The Role of the German Legal Profession in the Holocaust

NOTE:  If you missed the program, or would like to watch it again, you may do so by clicking this link.  ADL’s Central Division invites you to join us for a free, engaging and informative webinar on Wednesday, June 17 at 2 pm MT. “The Role of the German Legal Profession in the Holocaust: Complicity in and Support for the