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ADL Honors Guerrero, Harding with Civil Rights Awards

On February 18, ADL presented its 2010 Civil Rights Awards to Artie Guerrero and Vincent Harding, at a reception attended by over 200 people.  Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., last year’s Civil Rights Award recipient, spoke at the event. Guerrero is an activist for people with disabilities, who has worked tirelessly to insure accessibility, acceptance and opportunities for people in wheelchairs. 

Clarence Page Speaks at ADL Luncheon Honoring Marvin Levy

On November 19, more than 300 community members gathered at the 2009 Society of Fellows Donor Appreciation Luncheon to honor Marvin Levy with ADL’s Distinguished Community Service Award. The award recognizes Levy’s commitment to human rights and dignity, and his dedicated service to his community, state and nation.  Levy, a longtime ADL Board member, former Regional Board Chair, National Commission

Congressman Polis Urges Comprehensive Immigration Reform at ADL-ON Event

On November 14, 175 young leaders, community members and ADL Regional Board members gathered for “American Dreamin’.”  The event, co-sponsored by ADL Outreach Network and the Civil Rights Committee offered this diverse group a chance to come together for an evening centered on both national and local immigration reform. Keynote speaker Congressman Jared Polis provided background on immigration issues and

Why Wyoming Should Have Its Own Hate Crime Law

Casper Star-Tribune On Oct. 28, President Barack Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crime Prevention Act. In his remarks, he said he was signing the law “to help protect our citizens from violence based on what they look like, who they love, how they pray or who they are.” Hate crimes are a serious problem in