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Know Your Rights and Obligations

As a long-time religious freedom advocate for all Americans, ADL believes that Jews should not have to choose between observing the High Holidays and their school or work obligations. Accommodating those who observe is not only the right thing for schools and employers to do, it is often legally required whether you are physically in a classroom or workplace or

ADL Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Celebrates its 13th Year

  Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser was the keynote speaker on July 27 for a virtual meeting celebrating the work of the 2020 ADL Summer Associate Research Program participants.  The group engaged in a discussion about several pertinent topics of the day including information security related to COVID-19 contact tracing, mask mandates, international protests against police brutality, legal response to

ADL Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Celebrates the Start of its Twelfth Year

Colorado Supreme Court Justice Melissa Hart was the keynote speaker at the opening reception on June 4 for the 2019 ADL Mountain States Region’s Summer Associate Research Program. Justice Hart shared the story of how she was selected by Governor Hickenlooper to join the CO Supreme Court in 2017. She also discussed what justice and access mean to her, and

Engage and Learn more about December’s Dilemma 

In advance of the upcoming December holidays, ADL’s Mountain States Regional Office is reaching out to superintendents of public school districts throughout Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico with reference guides on how best to handle the upcoming “December Dilemma,” when many different religious holidays are observed, and it can be difficult for public schools to know the best way to