January 23, 2015

Both Hanna Ranch and Ohlone Elementary Schools recently booked ADL Becoming an Ally workshops for their students.  Additionally, both schools are part of this year’s No Place for Hate® Initiative with the commitment to create a more positive and respectful climate. Thirty-two 4th grade students at Hanna Ranch learned about the different types of bullying…
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A group of 27 San Carlos students at Tierra Linda Middle School participated in a full day of ADL’s Becoming an Ally workshop.  Between watching GroundSpark’s Let’s Get Real video, sharing personal experiences and considering possible solutions to real-life scenarios, students discovered various strategies to respond as allies during incidents of bullying.  Additionally, using the…
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Thirty-five 7th and 8th grade students at the 49ers Academy (part of Costano School) in East Palo Alto participated in ADL’s Becoming an Ally workshop.  During the 4-hour workshop, students had an opportunity to consider moments in their lives where they’ve played various roles in bullying incidents:  Target, Aggressor, Bystander and Ally.  In most cases,…
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Shaun Kozolchyk January 15, 2015

The ADL Central Pacific Region welcomes Shaun Kozolchyk as our new Director of Development.  Shaun comes to ADL with a deep and extensive connection to the Jewish not-for-profit world, having served in the Los Angeles, Tucson and the Bay Area communities over the last two decades. She also spent time working in the ADL national…
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On January 9, 2015, ADL’s Associate Director trained security professionals at California College of the Arts in San Francisco on the fundamentals of hate crime.  The group reviewed in depth the unique impact of bias-motivated violence on victims and communities, the elements of a hate crime under California law, key bias indicators, and tips on…
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