ADL Praises order by Federal Court in Virginia to Protect Transgender Rights

Washington, D.C., June 28 , 2016 …The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) praised last week’s order by a federal court in Norfolk, Virginia ordering the Gloucester County School Board to allow a transgender student to use the school restrooms in accordance with his gender identity.  The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals had previously affirmed that Title IX protects
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ADL Applauds U.S. Justice Department’s Determination That North Carolina’s House Bill 2 is Illegal; Time for North Carolina to Put Its Schools Ahead of Discriminatory Political Agendas

Washington, D.C., May 5, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) praised yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that North Carolina’s recently-enacted House Bill 2, which discriminates against transgender people’s use of restrooms, violates federal civil rights law. In letters to Governor Pat McCrory and other State officials, the Justice Department warned that implementation
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Charleston Anniversary: We Mourn, We Act

One year ago, on June 17, 2015, a white suprema­cist mur­dered nine parish­ioners at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.   It’s ter­ri­ble – and unfair – that the quiet space in time we should have had to reflect and prop­erly mourn these mur­ders tar­get­ing African-Americans has been lit­er­ally blown apart by another tragedy – even
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ADL NextGen Panel Explores Recent Spike in Anti-Muslim Bigotry

On May 3, ADL NextGen hosted a panel discussion on the latest rise in anti-Muslim bigotry and what ADL is doing about it.  Young leaders heard from Imam Mohamed Magid, Executive Imam of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center and nationally-significant Muslim leader, and Rabbi David Sandmel, ADL Director of Interfaith Affairs.  Lauren Markoe,
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2016 ADL Shana Amy Glass National Leadership Summit

Join hundreds of ADL leaders and activists in Washington, DC, to explore the issues and ideas that shape both ADL’s advocacy agenda as well as the national policy conversation in 2016. The Leadership Summit is an opportunity for you to engage with the country’s leading policy experts and thought leaders and meet activists from around
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21st Annual ADL In Concert Against Hate

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 Kay Family Award Dinner – 5:30 PM Concert Against Hate – 8:30 PM featuring The National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emil de Cou at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Patron Chairs Karen and Bruce Levenson About the Concert: Now in its 21st year, ADL In Concert Against
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