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Walking the Walk—Support ADL’s Virtual Fundraiser, If Not Now, When?

ADL Mountain States welcomes the community to participate in its regional (virtual) fundraiser challenge, If Not, Now, When? We are privileged to honor beloved civil rights hero and ADL leader, Sheldon (Shelly) Steinhauser. Shelly is no stranger to “fighting the good fight.” In March of 1965, the late John Lewis and many others were badly beaten on “Bloody Sunday” as they tried to

ADL’s No Place for Hate Program Impacts Communities Across the US

The ADL Mountain States Region is so proud of the regional schools that are included in this exciting and informative new video about the impact that ADL’s No Place for Hate program has on schools, educators and students across the US. Keep your eyes open for additional regional impact stories coming next week! No Place for Hate registration for the

Free Webinar! Teaching the Holocaust in a Mandated State: Focus on Colorado

Join us on Wednesday, September 16 from 7-8 PM Mountain Time online! In 2020, the state of Colorado passed a bill requiring the incorporation of Holocaust and Genocide studies into an existing course that is currently a high school graduation requirement in public schools. What does this mean for Colorado educators? Join this professional learning opportunity, hosted by the Colorado Holocaust Educators,

ADL Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Celebrates its 13th Year

  Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser was the keynote speaker on July 27 for a virtual meeting celebrating the work of the 2020 ADL Summer Associate Research Program participants.  The group engaged in a discussion about several pertinent topics of the day including information security related to COVID-19 contact tracing, mask mandates, international protests against police brutality, legal response to

Juneteenth

This week, people all over the United States will recognize and embrace one of the oldest and greatest celebrations for African Americans – Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865, Union Major General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston Texas, the Civil War was over, and all previously enslaved people in Texas were free – effectively ending slavery. (This was two and a