San Francisco, CA, September 10, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) praised the San Francisco Police Department for the arrest of suspect John Schenone on charges of spray painting “No More Chinese” at six locations in the city’s Bayview district.  SFPD were assisted in their efforts by concerned community members who provided vital information. ADL…
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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 to Celebrate Civil Rights Victories in Silicon Valley

In a year of momentous civil rights achievements, ADL will host SPEAK UP FOR JUSTICE AND EQUALITY an evening to celebrate progress on November 12. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, locally produced wines, and spectacular views of Silicon Valley. The evening will feature a musical performance by Painbirds a musical collective comprised of former…
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ADL To Honor Two Bay Area Women for Dedication to Justice and Civil Rights

  On October 8, 2015 civil rights activists, politicians, diplomats, community leaders and other dignitaries will gather with members of the local community in San Francisco to honor two extraordinary women at the ADL Awards Luncheon. The ADL Distinguished Jurisprudence Award recognizes individuals in the legal community who exhibit leadership on behalf of humanitarian concerns,…
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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…
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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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