March 26, 2014

Leaders from ADL’s Central Pacific Region met with President Obama’s Associate Director of Public Engagement, Matt Nosanchuk, who traveled to the Bay Area to conduct listening sessions with key community leaders. ADL was represented by Regional Chair Adam Cole, National Commissioner Gil Serota, Regional Director Seth Brysk, and Associate Regional Director Vlad Khaykin. The off-the-record…
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March 25, 2014

ADL delivered a Confronting Anti-Semitism workshop to nearly 60 eighth grade students at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette, CA.  The workshop helps young people recognize anti-Semitic incidents and build the skills and confidence necessary to address them.  Following an introductory presentation, participants were asked to role-play selected scenarios and discuss options for how they might choose…
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ADL Associate Director Nancy Appel provided a Continuing Legal Education workshop to a group of attorneys in Santa Rosa on an evolving and complex legal issue – whether and when public schools can discipline students for cyberbullying that takes place off-campus and after school hours.  The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to rule on the…
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March 24, 2014

ADL Associate Director Nancy Appel testified at the California Assembly Select Committee on Campus Climate’s inaugural hearing at San Jose State University (SJSU) on March 21, 2014.  The Committee invited ADL and other noted civil rights organizations to provide perspectives on bias on college campuses in the public university system.  The catalyst for the Committee’s…
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