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The December Dilemma: December Holiday Guidelines for Public Schools and Public Spaces

As the December holidays approach, school administrators and teachers face the challenge of planning holiday programs and activities within and outside the classroom that demonstrate a respect for students of all faiths and religious beliefs.  Civic officials similarly may face difficult questions about the placement of religious displays on public property. While acknowledging the December holiday season, it’s important to

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

ADL Summer Associate Research Program Memo Competition Winners to be Honored at ADL’s Civil Rights Awards Reception

The ADL Mountain States Region will honor civil rights champions Hans Meyer (immigration attorney and founder of The Meyer Law Office), Qusair Mohamedbhai (civil rights attorney and a partner at Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC) and Judy and Dennis Shepard (founders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation) at its 2019 Civil Rights Awards Reception on Wednesday, February 20, from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Chambers