Never to Early to Learn to Talk about Prejudice

FROM St. Louis Public Radio News:  September 18, 2016 by Camille Phillips: A Jewish preschool in Creve Coeur is taking a proactive approach to talking about diversity. Over the past few months teachers and parents with Temple Israel’s Deutsch Early Childhood Center have taken part in anti-bias workshops taught by the Anti-Defamation League. The latest on
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August 2016: Remembering the 101st anniversary of the killing of Leo Frank

March 5, 2014 Letters to the Editor St. Louis Jewish Light To the Editor: In his Feb. 26 commentary (“A ‘Frank’ look at American anti-Semitism”), David Benkof questions “why so many American Jews felt besieged” by anti-Semitism when it appeared the exception rather than the rule. Rather than exaggerate issues of anti-Semitism, ADL has instead reported a
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ADL initiative starts anti-bias education early on

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light | Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:00 pm As Matt Golliver daubed various paints together, he was still trying to get his skin tone just right. “I think I’m getting a little bit closer but there is still some work to do,” said the Creve Coeur resident
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The Future of Fighting Hate — St. Louis teens become advocates for social justice

‘A Life-Changing Experience’ Turns Teens Into Advocates For Social Justice. January 22, 2016 The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, hit Rhoda Kahn Nussbaum hard. “I felt very defeated,” said the ADL St. Louis resident and longtime civil rights advocate. “I saw progress in civil rights either plateauing or slipping.” Ms. Nussbaum felt she needed to
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2016 Distinguished Service Awards

  Goals Recognize regional law enforcement representatives who distinguish themselves in the investigation and or prosecution of hate crime, bias incidents, domestic or international terrorism. Expand awareness of the ADL and its work with law enforcement across the region Raise funds to support ongoing engagement with law enforcement professionals   General Logistics Friday, December 9,
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Jazz and DiversiTea

Enjoy jazz and support the work of the ADL’s A World of Difference Institute.  COCA will be recognized with the David M. Grebler Memorial Award along with regional educators and youth who work as allies with and for the Institute’s anti-bias learning programs.  Funds raised support the work of the Institute in delivering unique anti-bias
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