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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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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ADL’s Echoes & Reflections Program Trains Teachers in Holocaust Education

This month, the Anti-Defamation League’s  (ADL) education staff trained 40 teachers in Maryland and North Carolina in best practices in Holocaust education, using ADL’s Echoes & Reflections Resource Guide.  Montgomery College and the North Carolina Holocaust Educators Network called upon ADL’s expertise to demonstrate how teachers can utilize multimedia tools, primary sources, and visual testimonies to…
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