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Encouraging Results from National Holocaust Education Survey

  A new national survey shows that Holocaust education in high school reflects gains not only in historical knowledge but also manifests in cultivating more empathetic, tolerant, and engaged students. The results also indicate that exposure to Holocaust survivor testimony is strongly associated with numerous positive outcomes in early adulthood including higher critical thinking skills and a greater sense of

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,

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