April 29, 2015

James Rund, an ASU administrator who oversees student services at all four ASU campuses, issued a statement with Jake Bennett, director of the Anti-Defamation League in Arizona, and well as representatives from ASU Undergraduate Student Government, ASU Police, Hillel ASU, Tempe Interfaith and 21 other co-signers against recent hate speech….
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“After a series of hate speech incidents that took place recently in Mesa and Tempe, Jake Bennett, the new regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with Arizona State University administration to formulate a response. They came up with a three-step plan. The steps are: distribute a joint statement from community leaders denouncing hate speech and promoting an inclusive community; develop forums about how to promote multiculturalism; and have the ADL provide training to ASU police. Below is the joint statement.” – Jewish News…
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April 28, 2015

The Arizona Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Moral Essay Contest. This contest, open to 7th through 12th graders, uses the Holocaust as a backdrop for students to explore the concept of moral courage. Students learn about individuals who stood up against injustice and are challenged…
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March 31, 2015

Jake Bennett, an entrepreneur, executive, community volunteer, and former combat soldier in the Israel Defense Forces, has assumed the position of Regional Director of the Arizona office of ADL. Mr. Bennett comes to ADL from the business and hedge fund world. He has served as CEO of Numa Tactical Eyewear since founding the company in…
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March 18, 2015

ADL announced a new online bibliography of recommended children’s books about bias, bullying, diversity and social justice. Books Matter is a directory of over 500 books, organized into eleven categories and including relevant information about each book. This collection of books is representative of the excellent anti-bias and multicultural literature available for educators and parents of children…
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