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Join ADL for the No Place for Hate Journey!

  The 2021-2022 school year is around the corner and ADL is ready for another successful and creative No Place for Hate school year. The ADL Mountain States Region is excited to support schools with critical anti-bias education and bullying prevention resources. No Place for Hate 2021-2022 – Registration is open for all K-12 schools in Colorado, New Mexico and

Elevating Moral Courage to Motivate and Inspire – 2021 Essay Winners

Educators, students and families have endured a school year like no other with the only constant being change. ADL was grateful to have been able to provide a familiar essay contest in 2021 for educators and students, A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice. Students submitted over 150 essays from across our region, researching those that have given us hope in the past and so

Proclamation – 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week

The ADL Mountain States Region thanks Governor Jared Polis for his proclamation declaring April 4-10 as Holocaust Remembrance Week in Colorado. View the proclamation here. The full text of the proclamation follows. PROCLAMATION: WHEREAS, the Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was a tragic genocide where approximately six million Jews and five million other persons were systematically killed by the

Mountain States Spotlight with Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann

The 2021 ADL Virtual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program features a keynote interview with Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann. Register here. We recently spoke with Judy about her experiences during the Holocaust and her thoughts about how her experience shaped her.   ADL:   Please describe your life before the Holocaust. What was your childhood like? Judy Altmann: I had a wonderful

ADL Honors Former Regional Director and Civil Rights Leader Sheldon Steinhauser with Lifetime Achievement Award

On November 12 the community gathered online to celebrate the work of ADL and honor Sheldon (Shelly) Steinhauser with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees were rewarded with a myriad of uplifting moments, including special comments from ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock. Board member Cheri Rubin put her creativity and vision to work, recruiting a trio