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 Statement on Black Lives Matter

Wed, 07/27/2016 – 09:36  Jonathan A. Greenblatt  The Jewish Week We need to set the record straight on several points raised in a recent letter taking issue with the Anti-Defamation League’s efforts to advocate for the fair treatment of African-Americans at the hands of police (“Critical Of #BlackLivesMatter,” Letters, July 22). First of all, ADL
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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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Echoes and Reflections — ADL Educators Move from Sympathy to Empathy

  Tabari Coleman and Esther Hurh Tabari Coleman (left) is the Project Director for the A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute for the Missouri and Southern Illinois regional office of the Anti Defamation League. In addition to providing Echoes and Reflections professional development for his region, he implements anti-bias and inclusion training workshops for schools, community
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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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Quarterly meeting: US Attorneys Hate Crimes Task Force

The Task Force has been a regional response to hate crimes and bias incidents since 1997. More than 90 representatives of organizations and agencies engaged in the work of decreasing racism, bias, bigotry and discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion meet to discuss incidents, share concerns, create responses. The original goal of the hate crimes
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