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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

Mountain States Spotlight with Sheena Kadi

  This month, the ADL Mountain States Spotlight shines on Sheena Kadi, Deputy Director at One Colorado and a current ADL Robert B. Sturm Leadership Fellow. A staunch advocate for women and for the LBGTQ community, a cancer survivor and a meditation advocate, Kadi is an inspiring member of the ADL family. Kadi was recently interviewed by Voyage Denver, and

Hate Crime Resource Guide Now Available

The Colorado Coalition Against Hate, convened by the ADL Mountain States Regional Office, has prepared a Hate Crime Resource Guide for victims and potential victims of hate crimes, as well as the organizations that support them. The information is intended to promote access to assistance from law enforcement and community resources and to provide support for those members of our

Colorado White Supremacist Arrested for Plotting to Blow Up Colorado Synagogue

On November 1, 2019, FBI agents arrested white supremacist Richard Holzer for allegedly plotting to bomb a Pueblo, Colorado, synagogue. Holzer also encouraged acts of violence against Jews and the Latinx community. ADL’s Center on Extremism has been aware of Holzer’s activities for several years and has shared information with law enforcement on several occasions (unrelated with this case), citing