ADL Praises New Legislation to Strengthen Utah Hate Crime Protections

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the introduction of a bill (SB 107) to extend, strengthen, and clarify hate crimes protections and criminal identification reporting for all Utahns. ADL urged swift passage of the bill and called on Governor Gary Herbert to sign it into law. “SB 107 provides critical protection for all Utahns and…
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ADL Disturbed By Recent Islamophobic Incidents

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed growing concern about a recent spate of anti-Muslim incidents in Northern California — including harassment in Castro Valley, arson in Tracy, and threats of violence in Richmond — part of a larger trend documented across the country in recent weeks. Seth Brysk, ADL’s Central Pacific Regional Director, issued the following…
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High School Essay Contest

We are excited to offer an essay contest open to all Bay Area high school students grades 9-12. This is an opportunity to submit an original essay that is a tribute to moral courage.  Through this essay we hope to: Honor diversity, cultural pride, and fair treatment for all people Help students learn about examples…
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Elementary School Student Art Contest

We are excited to offer a visual arts contest, open to our current No Place for Hate® Elementary school partners. This is an opportunity to submit original 2D artwork that conveys student vision of a world without prejudice through art that: Illustrates building bridges of understanding between diverse groups of people. Honors diversity, cultural pride,…
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2016 ADL Torch of Liberty Award: Honoring Rick Welts

The ADL Torch of Liberty Award was established to recognize individuals and corporations who have exhibited humanitarian concerns, and whose everyday actions exemplify the principles on which the Anti-Defamation League was founded.   ADL honors those whose involvement in business and community programs brings together people of all races, religions and ethnic backgrounds to join…
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