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In Solidarity Against Racism

  For over 100 years, it has been the mission of ADL to not only stop antisemitism, but also to secure justice and fair treatment to all people. This foundational obligation is found in Deuteronomy, which provides, “Justice, justice shall you pursue.” Following the brutal murder of George Floyd, our pursuit of justice requires us to raise our voice and

Mountain States Spotlight with Wendy Miller: How far have we really come in sixty-five years?

  This month’s Mountain States Spotlight takes the form of a guest blog post written by ADL Civil Rights Mission participant and ADL supporter Wendy Miller.  In February, Miller traveled to Georgia and Alabama with 44 other participants in the ADL Mountain States Region’s Civil Rights Mission. Following is an excerpt from her blog from the trip.   How far

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