FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADL HEARTLAND ANNOUNCES 2019 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD HONOREES (St. Louis) June 11- ADL Heartland announces that Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert “Bob” Rice; Retired St. Louis City Metropolitan Police Detective Brian Naeger; and the Ramiz Zijad Hodzic investigation and prosecution team consisting of Assistant US Attorney Matthew Drake, Assistant US Attorney Kenneth Tihen, Assistant US
ADL Heartland Letter to Election and Elected Official Committee Chair, Rep. Dan Shaul, Regarding HB 1107
In a letter to Rep. Dan Shaul, Chair of the Election and Elected Official Committee, ADL Heartland expressed strong opposition to HB 1107 which would require a “distinguishing mark” placed on the license and State ID of all citizens. April 8, 2019 Representative Dan Shaul Missouri House of Representatives 201 West Capitol Avenue Room 207-A Jefferson City, MO 65101
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.
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.
In partnership with the Summer Conference of the Missouri Police Chiefs Association, the Distinguished Service Awards recognize significant contributions in preventing and/or responding to an ideologically motivated crime, involving domestic or international terrorism, hate or bias motivated activity or in the promotion of civil rights. To get your tickets and for information about sponsorship opportunities, visit our website: https://support.adl.org/event/2019-distinguished-service-award/e230307
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.