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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No Place for Hate Spotlight: Queen Creek High School

A committed group of 15 students at Queen Creek High School decided to create an equality club.  In their research to find activities and programs to build a safer, more respectful school culture, they found ADL’s No Place for Hate® Initiative and thought, “this is just what we need!” After joining the 2015-16 Initiative in
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6th grade class builds Ally skills at Campo Bello Elementary

As part of its No Place for Hate® Initiative, Campo Bello Elementary School scheduled ADL facilitators to conduct Becoming an Ally workshops for their entire 6th grade class.  Recognizing that younger students look up to the 6th graders, Campo Bello has made Ally behaviors a priority for role models. During the workshop, students examined bullying
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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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