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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ADL Welcomes Arrest of North Carolina Terror Suspect Allegedly Inspired by ISIS

Washington, DC, June 23, 2015… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today applauded federal law enforcement officials for the arrest of Justin Nojan Sullivan, a North Carolina resident, for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired terrorist attack aimed at killing hundreds of people.  The suspect was arrested Friday after the FBI found a silencer in his home in Morganton,…
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Microsoft Hosts ADL Discussion on Cyberhate

In May, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held a reception and panel discussion about the role of social media in promoting and countering hate speech, cyberbullying, and violent extremism, including how ADL is at the forefront of these issues. Hosted at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, the evening began with an interactive tour of Microsoft’s…
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Jessica Adler Receives 2015 Ginsberg Leadership Award

On May 3, Jessica Adler, member of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Washington, DC Regional Executive Committee, Regional Board, and Young Professionals Division (YPD) Board, received the 2015 Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award, a national award that recognizes outstanding young professionals for their leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism, and all forms of prejudice. The…
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