Sheldon Steinhauser walks the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge with an Anti-Defamation League tour group from Denver, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Selma, Ala. Steinhauser participated in the final leg of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery civil rights march, but had never visited the famous bridge where the march began following the earlier Bloody Sunday conflict of March 7, 1965. This was his first time walking the famous bridge. Photo credit: Vasha Hunt for CPR News

Read the Spring 2020 Dateline Newsletter!

ADL’s 2020 Spring Dateline is at the printer’s and will be coming to your mailbox soon, but you can get a sneak peek right now! Click here to read our region’s semi-annual newsletter and learn about the important work and programs that continue even as ADL is operating remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Stay safe and healthy! If you have

POSTPONED – ADL’s 2020 No Place for Hate Celebration Breakfast

THE 2020 NO PLACE FOR HATE CELEBRATION BREAKFAST HAS BEEN POSTPONED. With the continued spread of COVID-19, evolving guidelines for large community gatherings and out of respect for our community’s health and safety, ADL has made the difficult decision to cancel the No Place for Hate® Celebration Breakfast (originally scheduled for Friday, May 1).  We appreciate your understanding in this

POSTPONED: ADL’s 39th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program

Registration is now open for ADL’s annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, one of the largest such events in the United States. The program will take place on Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 pm at Temple Emanuel in Denver. The event includes a memorial ceremony and the presentation of awards to the winners of ADL's A Tribute to Moral Courage Student Essay Contest and has typically featured an address from the Governor of Colorado. Free tickets available at https://support.adl.org/GHRP2020.

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announces a new public-private partnership to address an increase in hate crimes in Colorado. Pictured left to right: Paul Henrion, NAACP Aurora Branch; Scott Levin, ADL Mountain States Region; Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser; Jason Marsden, Matthew Shepard Foundation; the Rev. Amanda Henderson, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado; and Rex Fuller and Johnny Humphrey, the Center on Colfax.

Hate Crime Coalition, Attorney General launch effort to counter hate crimes in Colorado

The Colorado Coalition Against Hate, a statewide coalition led by the ADL Mountain States Region, and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced plans on Nov. 18 to launch a public-private partnership to address an increase in hate crimes in Colorado. The announcement came less than a week after the FBI’s annual hate crime report recorded a 16% increase in hate crimes

Get your 2020 Positive Impact! calendar today!

Get your 2020 Positive Impact! calendar now! The ADL Mountain States Regional Office is pleased to offer you the NEW 2020 Calendar edition of Positive Impact! This unique calendar provides ideas and resources with sections in English and Spanish. The 2020 Calendar of Observances includes brief explanations of each cultural observance. Click here to view the calendar.  Click here for

NEWS

Marching With King: After 50 Years, A Coloradan Makes An Emotional Return To Selma

  Earlier this month, ADL led a Civil Rights Mission to the Southern US. Reporter Anthony Cotton from Colorado Public radio and photographer Vasha Hunt joined the group in Alabama. Read the full article here.  

Countering Hate with Research, Response and Kindness – ADL Experts Interviewed for 9News Series

ADL’s No Place for Hate Initiative was featured as part of a recent 9News series on white supremacy and extremism in Colorado that also included stories in which ADL experts were interviewed on tracking extremists and combating hate. ADL Mountain States Associate Education Director Dan Cohen, Senior Associate Director Jeremy Shaver and ADL investigative researcher Joanna Mendelsohn are all featured

BLOG POSTS

ADL supports bills advancing Holocaust and genocide education, fair treatment

  This Spring, the ADL Mountain States Region has actively supported bills that enhance anti-discrimination laws in Colorado, opposed bills that sought to curtail Coloradans’ civil rights and is working to introduce Holocaust and Genocide studies in public schools throughout the state.  ADL has worked with an extensive network of coalition partners, including the Jewish Community Relations Council, to introduce House

ANTISEMITISM UNCOVERED: A GUIDE TO OLD MYTHS IN A NEW ERA

Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era is a comprehensive resource with historical context, fact-based descriptions of prevalent antisemitic myths, contemporary examples and calls-to-action for addressing this hate. The report explores the history of antisemitism in order to understand its roots and how it has been linked with wider narratives and power structures and, thus, to

EVENTS

POSTPONED – ADL’s 2020 No Place for Hate Celebration Breakfast

THE 2020 NO PLACE FOR HATE CELEBRATION BREAKFAST HAS BEEN POSTPONED. With the continued spread of COVID-19, evolving guidelines for large community gatherings and out of respect for our community’s health and safety, ADL has made the difficult decision to cancel the No Place for Hate® Celebration Breakfast (originally scheduled for Friday, May 1).  We appreciate your understanding in this

POSTPONED: ADL’s 39th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program

Registration is now open for ADL’s annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, one of the largest such events in the United States. The program will take place on Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 pm at Temple Emanuel in Denver. The event includes a memorial ceremony and the presentation of awards to the winners of ADL’s A Tribute to Moral Courage Student Essay Contest and has typically featured an address from the Governor of Colorado.
Free tickets available at https://support.adl.org/GHRP2020.