Heartland Region, June 12 This week, we’ve shared a lot of conversation around race and highlight resources from our education division. They are helpful for educators, parents, workplaces and community. This remarkable week, we continued advocacy with law enforcement commanders on policies and practices in Missouri, worked with regional Muslim leaders against Islamophobia expressed by the Mayor of St. Charles,
May 30, 2020, New York, NY … ADL (Anti-Defamation League) CEO and National Director Jonathan A. Greenblatt issued the following statement today in regards to the developing situation in Minneapolis and across the country, following the killing of George Floyd by police: We stand in solidarity with the Black community as they yet again are subject to pain and suffering
By: Jeremy Hodess Following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, millions have protested to demand reform. These protests have renewed interest in removing Confederate statues and flags from public lands. Both the monuments and the flag are powerful symbols of oppression. Remember that most of these monuments were erected in the Jim Crow era, with a
In 2019, ADL recorded 2,107 antisemitic incidents in the United States, the largest number since tracking began in 1979. Read the report to get the full story.
The Task Force has been a regional response to hate crimes and bias incidents since 1997. More than 90 representatives of organizations and agencies engaged in the work of decreasing racism, bias, bigotry and discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion meet to discuss incidents, share concerns, create responses. The original goal of the hate crimes initiative was to make St.
ADL Heartland invites you to participate in youth and community learning, Virtual Words to Action. We seek to empower members of the Jewish community who may intentionally avoid difficult conversations about Israel, antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and how these events often blur. At the close, you will have tools to navigate sometimes tense dialogues and address emotional responses to Israel and how