ADL Welcomes Sentencing of Man for Brutal Hate Crime in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, July 14, 2015… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauded the application of a hate crime sentencing enhancement to David Morris, who pleaded guilty in DC Superior Court to a brutal assault on a co-worker he believed was making a homosexual advance.  The League emphasized that Washington, DC prosecutors’ use of the hate crimes law…
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ADL Commends Arlington (VA) School Board for Expanding Transgender Protections

Washington, DC, July 2, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) commends the Arlington (VA) School Board’s vote on Wednesday to expand protections for transgender employees, applicants, and students. In a letter to the school board, David C. Friedman, ADL’s Washington, DC Regional Director, stated: “The Board’s vote to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender…
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Jonathan Greenblatt Joins ADL as National Director

Today begins a new chapter in the history of the ADL, as Jonathan Greenblatt, a social entrepreneur and former White House director of social innovation, joins the organization as our fifth national director. On his first day on the job, Jonathan is humbled and excited to lead this national institution deep into its next century….
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ADL’s Advanced Training School Instructs Law Enforcement Commanders from Across the Country on the Latest Extremist and Terrorist Threats

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held the 27th session of its Advanced Training School (ATS) on extremist and terrorist threats, a course that has come to be recognized as one of the premier law enforcement counterterrorism trainings in the country.  The three-day program featured both ADL’s own subject matter experts on white supremacy, anti-government extremism, homegrown radicalization, and international…
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