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ADL Files Brief Opposing Douglas County School Voucher Plan That Would Use Tax Dollars

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the Colorado Court of Appeals opposing the Douglas County School District school voucher program, saying that the program would improperly use tax dollars to fund discrimination. “The Douglas County voucher program would use public money to support religious schools, many of which expressly discriminate in

Andrea Shpall to Chair ADL’s Mountain States Regional Board

The Mountain States Region of the Anti-Defamation League announced that Andrea Shpall will be named Regional Chair at ADL’s annual meeting on June 7, 2012.  She will succeed current Chair Stuart Pack, who is finishing a two-year term. Andrea Shpall is the President of Polk Majestic Travel. She is a third-generation Colorado native, and a graduate of Antioch College and

Ali Brodie Receives ADL National Leadership Award

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has announced that Alissa Brodie, of Denver, is the recipient of the 2012 Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of prejudice.  The annual award presentation was held on April 29 at the ADL Shana Glass National Leadership Conference, a gathering of nearly 500 Jewish

Forty-five Schools Earn Designation as No Place for Hate®

The Mountain States Office of the Anti-Defamation League designated forty-five schools from across Colorado as No Place for Hate® after the schools completed a year-long effort to create equitable, safe and respectful environments.  Schools from Denver, Aurora, Boulder, Fort Collins, Nederland, Greeley, Cherry Creek, Colorado Springs, and Durango attended the designation ceremony in Aurora on April 11. It takes hard

Wilma Webb, Bobbie Towbin to Receive ADL Civil Rights Awards

The Anti-Defamation League’s Mountain States Office announced today that it will present its 2012 Civil Rights Awards to Hon. Wilma Webb, former Colorado Representative and Denver First Lady, and Bobbie Towbin, former ADL Senior Regional Associate Director, at a reception on February 16, 2012. “Both Wilma Webb and Bobbie Towbin spent their careers working for civil rights and respect for