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With the Jewish Holidays fast approaching, ADL has the resources and guides you need to understand the requirements concerning school and workplace accommodations. Please contact your ADL Mountain States Regional Office for assistance or to answer any questions. The issue of the proper role of religion in public schools continues to be the subject of great controversy. School officials, parents and

Applications Being Accepted for ADL’s Words to Action Teen Internship! Deadline Extended to September 27!

ADL is now accepting applications for a new Words to Action (WTA) Teen Internship, supported by a generous grant from Rose Community Foundation. Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Anti-Semitism, an interactive education program for middle, high school and college students, is designed to empower and equip teens and college students with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and

38th Annual ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Featured Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein and his daughter Dr. Jill Klein

  On May 2, nearly 1,600 guests joined ADL for its 38th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, one of the largest such events in the United States. This year’s program, at Temple Emanuel in Denver, featured a conversation between Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein and his daughter, Dr. Jill Klein, a professor specializing in resiliency. In the spring of 1944, when

Learning from the Past to Shape the Future – ADL’s 2019 Student Essay Winners Make the Connection

Seven skilled student writers rose to the top of 275 essays submitted from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming to ADL’s 2019 student Essay Contest A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice. Twenty-four judges were challenged to choose six winning essays and for the first time, they had a tie in one of the winning positions, because there were

No Place for Hate® Celebration Breakfast Applauds 56 Schools!

Over 350 attendees celebrated 56 schools receiving their No Place for Hate® designations at ADL’s No Place for Hate Celebration Breakfast on April 12, 2019.  This year’s breakfast was held at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, which was a wonderful backdrop for attendees to consider the role they play in their own communities, as an ally, a