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Tell Congress: Support the Khalid Jabara-Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act

Since 1990, the FBI has been collecting and reporting hate crime data, required by the Hate Crime Statistics Act of 1990 (HCSA). The FBI’s most recent data reveal an increase in reported incidents and an historically-high number of hate-motivated murders in 2019. These trends are particularly worrying because fewer law enforcement agencies provided data to the FBI in 2019 than

Elevating Moral Courage to Motivate and Inspire – 2021 Essay Winners

Educators, students and families have endured a school year like no other with the only constant being change. ADL was grateful to have been able to provide a familiar essay contest in 2021 for educators and students, A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice. Students submitted over 150 essays from across our region, researching those that have given us hope in the past and so

Proclamation – 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week

The ADL Mountain States Region thanks Governor Jared Polis for his proclamation declaring April 4-10 as Holocaust Remembrance Week in Colorado. View the proclamation here. The full text of the proclamation follows. PROCLAMATION: WHEREAS, the Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was a tragic genocide where approximately six million Jews and five million other persons were systematically killed by the

Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out

  Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out This year, five Colorado Holocaust Survivors – Eric Cahn, Roslyn Kirkel, Peter Ney, Osi Sladek and Fanny Starr – answered the question: what do we still have to learn today from the lessons of the Holocaust? Listen to their message here.

Gratitude on Yom HaShoah

Guest blog by Sue Parker Gerson, Senior Associate Director, ADL Mountain States Region   It may seem strange to entitle a blog post “Gratitude on Yom HaShoah” when we are anything but thankful for the horror that was the Holocaust, including the decimation of civil liberties that paved its way, the loss of 6 million Jewish and 5 million other