ADL Urges San Francisco School Officials to Reject Partnership with Biased Organization for Arabic Program

ADL urged the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and the Board of Education to reject the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) as a potential partner to conduct cultural competency trainings for staff as part of a proposed Arabic Language Pathways program.  ADL supports implementation of the program, but echoed the concerns expressed by…
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ADL Urges Mayor Ed Lee not to Weaken San Francisco’s Sanctuary City Policies

  On July 27, ADL asked San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to resist efforts to weaken San Francisco’s sanctuary city policies following the outcry over the shooting death of Kathryn Steinle allegedly by an undocumented immigrant.  Despite the understandable outrage over Ms. Steinle’s killing, blaming San Francisco’s policies to resist federal attempts to compel local…
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In the aftermath of the Charleston shooting by a suspect seemingly influenced and radicalized by online hate propaganda, ADL issued a comprehensive report looking at the state of white supremacy in the United States in 2015….
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ADL Concludes its Summer Associate Research Program with a Luncheon and Keynote Address by Facebook Executives

ADL concluded its tenth consecutive Summer Associate Research Program on July 21 with a luncheon hosted by participating firm Latham & Watkins, and a discussion with Facebook policy executives Parisa Zagat and Peter Stern.  Parisa and Peter discussed the intersection of policy and cyberlaw, and in particular how Facebook strives to balance free expression and…
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ADL Co-Presents Films at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

THE SINGING ABORTIONIST   2014 / Documentary / 60 mins / English / World Premiere Directed by Dara Bratt Castro Theatre - Friday, July 31 11:00 am California - Wednesday, August 5 5:00 pm     Description Even if he is not widely recognized in the US, Henry Morgentaler is the face of a movement in Canada. Hailed by some and…
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Save the Date – ADL Awards Luncheon

Honoring Nancy Fineman Distingused Jurisprudence Award Olga Talamante Civil Rights Award Nancy L. Fineman Nancy L. Fineman is a partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy.  Nancy has extensive trial and appellate experience focusing on complex civil litigation.  She has been recognized by Public Justice and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association as one of the…
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