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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 the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) and Emma Shinn, Esq., Co-Founder and Past Executive Director of the Colorado Name Change Project at its 2020 Civil Rights Awards Reception.  ADL will also recognize the winners of the Summer Associate Research Program Memo Competition: Jordan Cohen and David Willner (Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck) and

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