ADL Recognizes 21 Arizona Schools as No Place For Hate®

Phoenix Arizona, April 27, 2016… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has designated 21 Arizona schools No Place for Hate. The schools are recognized for creating safe and respectful learning environments, bringing awareness to the issues of bullying and bias throughout the 2015-2016 school year.  No Place For Hate, an ADL initiative offering students, teachers, administrators and family
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ADL Calls for Inclusivity in Town Meetings Following Religious Prayer During Chino Valley Town Council Assembly

Phoenix, Arizona, February 12, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called for inclusivity following the sectarian invocation at this week’s Chino Valley Town Council meeting and the rabbi who protested it. Jake Bennett, ADL Arizona Regional Director, issued the following statement: We believe it is inappropriate and insensitive for a mayor or town council
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Examining Bias to Discover New Perspectives

ASU’s TRIO Upward Bound program hosted ADL’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute anti-bias programming.  In one afternoon, ADL worked with more than 80 rising sophomores, juniors and seniors representing schools throughout the Valley. During the session, students explored how we hear and understand direction and cues differently.  The activity, The Cards We’re Dealt, opened up
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Camp Stein Counselors learn to prevent Bullying

Over the past year, ADL has enjoyed a significant partnership with Congregation Beth Israel.  It has included offering anti-bias training for preschool staff, teen workshops to build skills in responding to anti-Semitism and supporting Beth Israel’s No Place for Hate® Initiative within the religious school.  So we were thrilled to be introduced with the staff
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Moral Courage Essay Awards Night

 Please join ADL Arizona in honoring the 2016 Arizona student winners of our annual Moral Courage Essay Contest. Drawing upon examples of moral courage throughout the Holocaust, this year’s student voices will encourage you to reflect upon your own humanity and seek opportunities to stand up against injustice. Their voices are inspiring and compassionate, intellectual
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Genocide Awareness Week

ADL is proud to again partner with Scottsdale Community College’s Genocide Awareness Week, April 11-16, 2016.  Programming will include lectures, exhibits and events by distinguished survivors, scholars, politicians, activists, artists, humanitarians and law enforcement along with an Arizona film premiere.  Sessions featuring ADL representatives are scheduled on Wednesday, April 13.  For the full week’s schedule,
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