June 26, 2015

Education and Civil Rights Resources On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States of America, ruled that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. Up until this day, 37 states plus the District of Columbia had legalized marriage for same-sex couples. This represents a long sought victory for the LGBT rights movement…
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June 25, 2015

Monica Bauer, of San Diego ADL, speaks with Univision (a Spanish language channel) about ADL’s “Books Matter.”  Monica talks about how using children’s books is an accessible and powerful way to bring up topics such as bias, bullying, bias, LGBTQ, culture/heritage, the Holocaust, etc. with young people.  You can find the interview here and please…
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On June 17, At Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, nine people were killed in a racially motivated attack intended to intimidate and divide. For parents and educators looking for information about how to talk with young people about these horrific events, here are some resources from ADL’s Education Division which may be helpful….
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May 29, 2015

The draw Muhammed/anti-Muslim protest happening tonight at the Phoenix Islamic Center is deeply offensive and cruel.  It is based on false stereotypes of Muslims and is designed to be hurtful to the Muslim community.   Armed protests outside houses of worship – especially when accompanied by intentionally provocative, religiously-offensive activities like a pork barbeque – come…
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