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Stephen M. Jordan and Robert Cohen of Metropolitan State University and Speaker Mark Ferrandino to Receive ADL Civil Rights Awards

Denver, January 9, 2014….The Anti-Defamation League’s Mountain States Office announced today that it will present its 2014 Civil Rights Awards to Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives Mark Ferrandino and Metropolitan State University of Denver and Its Leadership: President Stephen M. Jordan and Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Cohen, at a reception on February 6, 2014. “Both Speaker Ferrandino

ADL Issues Open Letter to CO and WY University Presidents: Speak Out Against “Travesty” of ASA Boycott

Denver, CO, December 30, 2013 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Mountain States Region today issued an open letter to the presidents of all the major colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming asking that they join with other presidents to speak out against a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions adopted by the American Studies Association (ASA) in December 2013.

ADL Condemns Mike McAlpine’s Comparison of Anti-Recall Efforts to Nazi Brownshirts

Denver, CO, October 28, 2013…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned as “deeply offensive” remarks that compared opponents to the effort to recall Colorado State Senator Evie Hudak to Brownshirts, Nazi paramilitary formations used by Adolf Hitler to intimidate political opponents. Mike McAlpine, a leader in the effort to recall Senator Hudak, recently appeared on the Peter Boyles radio show and

ADL Deeply Disturbed at Offensive and Inflammatory Anti-Israel Ad Campaign

Denver, CO, October 21, 2013 … Scott Levin, Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Mountain States Regional Office, today issued the following statement on anti-Israel ads that are scheduled to appear on Regional Transportation District (RTD) light rail cars and 16th Street Mall shuttle buses through November 11, 2013, during which time the Jewish National Fund’s 2013 National Conference will

ADL Applauds Colorado Muslim Society “Love Thy Neighbor” Bus Ads

On December 24, 2012, ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin joined Colorado Muslim Society Imam Karim Abuzaid, Rabbi Joe Black of Temple Emanuel, and Colorado Muslim Society general counsel Qusair Mohamedbhai to support the launch of advertisements on Regional Transportation buses that say “Love Thy Neighbor.” The advertisements, paid for by the Colorado Muslim Society, are in response to