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Sturm Fellows Make an Impact at ADL National Leadership Summit

  More than 500 ADL leaders and Jewish activists from across the country gathered for ADL’s annual Shana Amy Glass National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. from May 7-9. A delegation of 20 leaders represented the Mountain States Region, including 12 members of this year’s Robert B. Sturm Leadership Fellows Program. Government officials, policy experts, journalists, opinion makers and other

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

                        The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region will honor civil rights champions Steven Chavez and Vicki Cowart and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains at its upcoming 2017 Civil Rights Awards Reception on February 8, 2017 at the Denver Art Museum. In addition, for the first time, ADL will also

ADL Holds 2017 Legislative Preview

The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region recently held a preview of the upcoming Colorado legislative session, which begins on January 11, 2017. We were pleased to be joined by two guest speakers:  State Representative Polly Lawrence (R – Douglas County) and Senator-Elect Dominick Moreno (D – Adams County). The event also included a training session for ADL volunteers who will

ADL Urges Support of Amendment T

  Colorado voters will weigh in on nine statewide ballot measures this election. After reviewing all of the measures, the Civil Rights and Government Affairs Committees for the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region are recommending a “yes” vote in favor of Amendment T. ADL is not taking a position on any of the other statewide ballot measures.   Amendment T

Know Your Rights! School and Workplace Accommodations for the Jewish High Holidays

  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) firmly believes that to create welcoming and respectful school and workplace environments, diligent efforts should be made to accommodate observance of the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and other religious practices with school or work responsibilities in a meaningful way. Accommodating students and employees who seek to take time off for