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ADL Thanks 2020-21 Intern Kelsey Grim

The ADL Mountain States Region wishes to extend sincere thanks to Kelsey Grim who is completing her term as its 2020-21 regional intern. Born and raised in Denver, CO, Kelsey is a graduate student in the Master of Social Sciences program at the University of Colorado – Denver, where she is on the Social Justice track and pursuing a Women

Mountain States Spotlight with ADL Summer Intern Eliana Goldberg

The ADL Mountain States Region welcomes Eliana Goldberg as its 2021 summer intern! Born and raised in Denver, CO, Eliana is working remotely from Tacoma, WA where she is a student at the University of Puget Sound. As a double major in Politics and Government and Religion with a minor in Education, she has spent the past two years drawing

Reflections During Pride Month

In honor of pride month, we are pleased to share a guest column written by Jordan Alvillar, ADL Mountain States Associate Director of Development.   I was most nervous to “come out” to my parents. I had made the decision to tell them face-to-face by taking them out to dinner. I spoke with my brother right before I was headed

National Leadership Summit Inspires

  “The only way we will build a brighter future, is by coming together.  That starts with treating one another with respect and seeing each other as Americans”– Rep. Young Kim (R – CA) Representative Young Kim was just one of the inspiring speakers at ADL’s Virtual National Leadership Summit on May 2, 2021.  Other speakers included ADL National Director

Celebrate Pride with ADL!

 The month of June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! ADL has a number of timely resources for educators, parents, students and community members. Read more below. ADL Education Resources on LGBTQ+ Identity: Children’s literature featuring LGBTQ+ character/stories from ADL’s Books Matter resource Compiled list of ADL Education’s lesson plans, Table Talks, resources, and blog posts about LGBTQ+ identity (for teachers, parents,