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HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 TO 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACTS:   Jeremy Shaver, Senior Associate Director, Anti-Defamation League jshaver@adl.org, 720-799-9673 Dana Juniel, Communications Officer, Matthew Shepard Foundation dana@matthewshepard.org, 303-830-7400, Ext. 10     HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 to 2018 Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Safety shows reports reached a 6-year high DENVER, CO (August 8,

ADL CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITIC VANDALISM, SWASTIKAS AT BAILEY CHURCH, REAL ESTATE OFFICE

  Denver, CO, July 16, 2019 … The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region, responding to reports of anti-Semitic vandalism and swastikas at a Bailey church and real estate office, condemned the incidents and commended law enforcement for investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes. According to media reports, a swastika and hateful reference to Jews were spray painted over the

Anti-Semitic Incidents Remained at Near-Historic Levels in 2018

Denver, CO, April 30, 2019 … The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents declined slightly in 2018, but remained near-historic levels, according to new data released today by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League). There were 48 incidents of anti-Jewish harassment and vandalism reported in the three-state region of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, with 39 of those incidents taking place in Colorado.

ADL DISTURBED BY ANTI-SEMITIC FACEBOOK POST ON ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS OWNER’S FACEBOOK PAGE

Albuquerque, NM, April 10, 2019 … The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region is deeply disturbed by reports of anti-Semitic comments allegedly posted online by an Albuquerque resident and business owner. Michael Palombo, the owner of V Roast Bistro in Nob Hill, is accused of posting the anti-Semitic comments on his personal Facebook page yesterday in response to an apparent tenant-landlord

ADL CONDEMNS SWASTIKA BURNED INTO ASPHALT AT DENVER SCHOOL

Denver, CO, April 10, 2019 … The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region, responding to reports of a swastika burned into the asphalt at a Denver elementary school, condemned the incident and commended Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department for their swift action to investigate the incident and ensure the safety of the school community. According to officials with