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Colorado Legislature Passes Holocaust Education, Police Reform Bills

  Despite a shorter than usual legislative session and one interrupted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado General Assembly passed critical legislation to protect the civil rights of all Coloradans and to counter an increase of hate in the state. One of the session’s greatest accomplishments was the passage of a bill that requires Holocaust and genocide education in

Past, Present and Future – Moral Courage is All Around. ADL’s 2020 Student Essay Winners

In the last two months, we have all experienced a rapidly changing world in every aspect of our lives. One thing that has not changed during this unprecedented time is the strength of students’ ideas and voices. Just as in every generation before them, today’s students are digesting the changing world around them, analyzing critical issues, making choices and taking

Thank you to our Host Committee Members – ADL 39th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program

  The ADL Mountain States Region thanks the following members of this year’s Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Honorary Host Committee and Host Committee. Your commitment to Holocaust education and remembrance is more important than ever before, and we are so appreciative of your support. Thank you.   Honorary Host Committee: U.S. Senator Michael Bennet U.S. Senator Cory Gardner U.S. Representative

Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out

  Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out This year, five Colorado Holocaust Survivors – Eric Cahn, Roslyn Kirkel, Peter Ney, Osi Sladek and Fanny Starr – answered the question: what do we still have to learn today from the lessons of the Holocaust? Listen to their message here.

A Special Message from Holocaust Survivor Renée Fink

  A Special Message from Holocaust Survivor Renee Fink This year’s ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program had planned to feature a keynote interview with Holocaust Survivor and Hidden Child Renée Fink. Although Renee could not be with us in person, she has graciously recorded a video message for this year’s Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program and Yom HaShoah commemorations. Watch it