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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

Join ADL for Pride Month!

June is LGBTQ Pride Month and ADL is proud to share several resources with the community for “Virtual Pride.” Denver Virtual Pride takes place this year on June 20-21, 2020. Now in its 45th year, Denver PrideFest festival typically draws more than 450,000 to Civic Center Park over two days, making it the largest Pride event in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Standing Up Against Race and Racism

The entire ADL community mourns for George Floyd who was horrifically murdered by the police in Minneapolis. As an organization committed to fighting all forms of hate, ADL knows that this brutal death follows an explosion of racist murders and hate crimes across the U.S. Systemic racism, injustice and inequality call for systemic change. Learn more by visiting ADL’s landing

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

Director’s Message: Yom HaShoah 2020

  Tuesday, April 21, is Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day. For 38 years, our community has come together for the ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program. In recent years, close to 1,700 people have heard from the Governor and a prominent Holocaust survivor. Unfortunately, the unprecedented global health crisis has prevented us from joining together in person a 39th time.