March 15, 2016

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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March 1, 2016

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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Paradise Valley Unified School District partnered with ADL to host an Echoes and Reflections workshop –  an invaluable Holocaust Education training with real-time resources.  During the 3-hour workshop, offered at no cost to the district, twenty-two participants engaged in thoughtful dialogue and simulated classroom experiences.  Visual history testimony, such as that of Helen Fagin or…
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January 29, 2016

Seeking opportunities to bring its members together for personal connections and service to the community, Moishe House recently hosted ADL Arizona.  Education Director, Melia Dunn, engaged participants with a pie-inspired social! While noshing on apple pie and chocolate peanut butter pie, Moishe House members also took part in A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute’s Pieces of…
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January 27, 2016

During the most recent Professional Development session for Arizona’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute facilitators, the primary focus was examining and challenging Islamophobia.  After recent terrorist attacks, there has been an increase in incidents targeting the Muslim Community and those who are perceived to be Muslim. During the session, facilitators participated in a simulated activity…
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