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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

ADL Calls on Leaders to Redouble Efforts to Counter Hate After FBI Reports Hate Crimes Jumped 17 Percent Nationwide

Hate crimes reported in Colorado, Wyoming remain at elevated levels; New Mexico experiences a decrease in reported hate crimes The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region expressed concern that, for the third year in a row, the FBI’s annual hate crime report documents an increase in hate crimes nationwide. Hate crimes in the U.S. jumped 17 percent in 2017 with a

ADL urges support of Amendment A

Colorado voters will begin receiving their mail ballots this week and will make decisions on 13 statewide ballot measures this election cycle. The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region has taken a position in support of one of those measures – Amendment A. Amendment A is a constitutional amendment that was referred to the ballot by unanimous support of both the