Joplin same-sex couple share experience of possible hate crime after arson, burglary

By Kimberly Barker Megan Stanley (left) and Darci Sneed point where offensive words were written in their hallway during an interview at their house in Joplin on Thursday. Globe | Roger Nomer A same-sex couple in Joplin who say they were victims of a hate crime last November are speaking out in hopes of preventing similar problems. Now, some in

ADL Heartland Welcomes St. Louis Attorney Jennifer Schwesig as Regional Advisory Board Chair

St. Louis, MO, January 23… ADL Heartland welcomes Jennifer Schwesig as Chair of the Regional Advisory Board. She begins a 3-year term this month. Schwesig, a partner in the St. Louis-based Armstrong Teasdale LLP, leads the firm’s International Practice Group. She also serves as a member of the executive committee for the International Institute Board of Directors, has served on

Law Enforcement and Society 20th Anniversary Conference

November, 6-8, 2019, ADL staff and Holocaust Museum  educators from St. Louis, Houston, Dallas, Florida and Washington, DC met at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) to mark the 20th anniversary of presenting Law Enforcement and Society: Lessons of the Holocaust. Dubbed “LEAS” here in the Heartland, the program has been a superb partnership of ADL, the St. Louis

ADL in Concert: Music for Love and Respect Honored Associated General Contractors of Missouri

Anti-Defamation League Heartland presented the 2019 Distinguished Community Service Award to AGC of Missouri at a family friendly musical gathering on Sept. 8 at Delmar Hall in St. Louis.  The Brothers Lazaroff and Friends provided musical entertainment for the event. Steve Lewis (left) with Karen Aroesty, ADL Heartland The ADL’s Distinguished Community Service Award recognizes and honors corporations, agencies and

ADL H.E.A.T. Map: Track 2018 Anti-Semitic Incidents in your State

ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic incidents recorded a total of 1,879 attacks against Jews and Jewish institutions across the country in 2018. View these incidents and more on the ADL H.E.A.T. Map, a first-of-its-kind interactive and customizable map detailing extremist and anti-Semitic incidents around the nation.

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Joplin same-sex couple share experience of possible hate crime after arson, burglary

By Kimberly Barker Megan Stanley (left) and Darci Sneed point where offensive words were written in their hallway during an interview at their house in Joplin on Thursday. Globe | Roger Nomer A same-sex couple in Joplin who say they were victims of a hate crime last November are speaking out in hopes of preventing similar problems. Now, some in

ADL Heartland Welcomes St. Louis Attorney Jennifer Schwesig as Regional Advisory Board Chair

St. Louis, MO, January 23… ADL Heartland welcomes Jennifer Schwesig as Chair of the Regional Advisory Board. She begins a 3-year term this month. Schwesig, a partner in the St. Louis-based Armstrong Teasdale LLP, leads the firm’s International Practice Group. She also serves as a member of the executive committee for the International Institute Board of Directors, has served on

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Law Enforcement and Society 20th Anniversary Conference

November, 6-8, 2019, ADL staff and Holocaust Museum  educators from St. Louis, Houston, Dallas, Florida and Washington, DC met at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) to mark the 20th anniversary of presenting Law Enforcement and Society: Lessons of the Holocaust. Dubbed “LEAS” here in the Heartland, the program has been a superb partnership of ADL, the St. Louis

Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents: Year in Review 2018

In 2018, ADL recorded 1,879 anti-Semitic incidents in the United States. White supremacists stepped up their activities, and the number of incidents of assault, harassment and vandalism remained at near-historic levels. Read the report to get the full story.

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#LightsOfHopeStL

JOIN to light candles for peace and hope, gathering wherever you are to reflect and remember the special community that is the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. Starting at sundown on Friday, October 25 and lasting through Sunday, October 27, light a candle or candles, take a photo or video and post it with your message for a

ADL in Concert: Music for Love and Respect

Joining forces with local musician-allies Brothers Lazaroff and Friends, ADL puts community-building to music for the first time with a family friendly concert at the Delmar Hall in The Loop. ADL Heartland is thrilled to present the 2019 Distinguished Community Service Award to Associated General Contractors of Missouri (AGCMO), that, in representing 500+ contractors, industry partners and related firms in