Opinions | Leo Frank’s lynching 100 years ago provides lessons for today by Seth Brysk

This week marks the anniversary of a low point in American Jewish history. One hundred years ago Leo Frank, a manager at the National Pencil Company in Atlanta, having been wrongly convicted of murder in a trial steeped in overt anti-Semitism, was kidnapped from prison, driven seven hours across Georgia, and lynched in a public…
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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 Kicks Off School Year with No Place for Hate

On September 3rd, ADL Partnered with West Costa County Unified School District to welcome and prepare over 50 principals, teachers, and support staff for the No Place for Hate® Initiative in the 2015-2016 school year. No Place for Hate rallies the entire school around the goal of creating a welcoming community committed to stopping all…
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Matching Grant: ADL and Microsoft Team Up to Combat Cyberbullying

Bullying continues to be a serious issue as youth are increasingly spending more time on the Internet and social media. Help us tackle this phenomenon. Between now and Sept. 4, your generous donation to ADL will be matched dollar for dollar by Microsoft….
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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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2015 ADL Regional Board and Committee Meeting Dates

Board – 12:00 noon – 1:30pm March 10 June 3 September 9 November 11 Development Committee – 4-5pm Jan 13 March 12 May 14 Sept. 10 Nov. 12 Education April 21  6-7pm August 11  6-7pm November 10  2-3pm International Affairs Committee – 6-7:30pm April 23 August 13 November 12 Civil Rights – 12:00noon – 1:30pm…
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