HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 TO 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACTS:   Jeremy Shaver, Senior Associate Director, Anti-Defamation League jshaver@adl.org, 720-799-9673 Dana Juniel, Communications Officer, Matthew Shepard Foundation dana@matthewshepard.org, 303-830-7400, Ext. 10     HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 to 2018 Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Safety shows reports reached a 6-year high DENVER, CO (August 8,

Applications Being Accepted for ADL’s Words to Action Teen Internship!

ADL is now accepting applications for a new Words to Action (WTA) Teen Internship, supported by a generous grant from Rose Community Foundation. Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Anti-Semitism, an interactive education program for middle, high school and college students, is designed to empower and equip teens and college students with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and

Sturm Fellows Make an Impact at ADL National Leadership Summit

Members of ADL’s Robert B. Sturm Mountain States Leadership Fellows Program joined with 600 ADL leaders and activists from across the country from June 2-4 in Washington DC for ADL’s annual National Leadership Summit. Government officials, policy experts, journalists, opinion makers and other public figures addressed the participants on some of the most critical issues of the League’s agenda. Featured

20th Anniversary of ADL’s Supreme Court Review 2019 – Live Stream Program

With a new Supreme Court justice on the bench and additional challenges to executive policies, this year has been an eventful term with significant ramifications. Join us for an America’s Town Hall program with distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Paul Clement, Frederick Lawrence, and Dahlia Lithwick, as they discuss the most important cases of the term, including the citizenship question to the 2020 census, partisan

Anti-Semitic Incidents Remained at Near-Historic Levels in 2018

Denver, CO, April 30, 2019 … The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents declined slightly in 2018, but remained near-historic levels, according to new data released today by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League). There were 48 incidents of anti-Jewish harassment and vandalism reported in the three-state region of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, with 39 of those incidents taking place in Colorado.

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HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 TO 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACTS:   Jeremy Shaver, Senior Associate Director, Anti-Defamation League jshaver@adl.org, 720-799-9673 Dana Juniel, Communications Officer, Matthew Shepard Foundation dana@matthewshepard.org, 303-830-7400, Ext. 10     HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 to 2018 Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Safety shows reports reached a 6-year high DENVER, CO (August 8,

Letter to the Editor: John Andrews’ speech “based in fear and deception”

A letter to the editor of the Denver Post, written by ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin, was published in response to John Andrews’ anti-Islam screed at the Western Conservative Summit, held on June 12-13, 2019. Mr. Andrews  served as the Colorado Senate President from 2003-2005. Among his many other positions, he was the director of the Centennial Institute

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ADL Regional Board Members Meet with Members of Congress

      ADL Mountain States regional board members and staff were busy over the past couple of weeks meeting with members of Congress during the summer recess. In each meeting, important policy issues were discussed including:  legislation to respond to growing domestic terror threats and hate crimes, including anti-Semitic incidents; immigration policy and border detention; refugee resettlement; voting rights

Mountain States Spotlight with CO State Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet

  Earlier this summer, ADL Mountain States summer interns Shay Goldberg and Cameron Oberfeld had the opportunity to sit down with Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet of Colorado House District 30. The conversation spanned Rep. Michaelson Jenet’s time in office, some of her legislative priorities and views, and her close and long-standing relationship with ADL. ADL: Why did you seek public

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20th Anniversary of ADL’s Supreme Court Review 2019 – Live Stream Program

With a new Supreme Court justice on the bench and additional challenges to executive policies, this year has been an eventful term with significant ramifications. Join us for an America’s Town Hall program with distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Paul Clement, Frederick Lawrence, and Dahlia Lithwick, as they discuss the most important cases of the term, including the citizenship question to the 2020 census, partisan

ADL’s No Place for Hate® Celebration Breakfast – April 12, 2019

This fundraising event will take place on April 12, 2019 at 8:00 am! To get your tickets and for information about sponsorship opportunities, visit our website: www.adl.org/celebration2019.  Celebrate the incredible work of schools creating inclusive, respectful communities! Join ADL’s Mountain States Region in celebrating the 11th year of our No Place for Hate® Initiative! Students, educators, and schools from across the region