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Safeguarding the Right to Vote This National Voter Registration Day

September 22— National Voter Registration Day — is a nonpartisan civic holiday that celebrates the cornerstone of our democracy, the vote, by creating broad awareness of voter registration opportunities.  In addition to providing information about voter registration and other resources, the day is an appropriate occasion to underscore that the success of the American democratic experiment relies, at its core, on the rule

ADL Troubled by OMB Memorandum on Critical Race Theory Trainings

New York, NY, September 11, 2020 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) expressed grave concern over the recent announcement from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) addressed to the heads of all Executive Branch Departments and Agencies. The announcement said the Trump administration intends to end all trainings related to critical race theory or white privilege for federal agency

September Book of the Month: Your Name Is A Song

Bullying Awareness & Prevention/People, Identity & Culture AUTHOR: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow ILLUSTRATOR: Luisa Uribe AGE GROUP: 5-10 Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl’s mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx and Middle Eastern names

ADL, Education, Race and Advocacy: What are we sharing now?

Heartland Region, September 2020 Work continues to develop and reconvene the Missouri Roundtable on Bias-Based Policing which we originally started in 2011. The effort will look at police accountability, licensing, training and continuing education. We are responding to a variety of regional schools interested in establishing a virtual No Place For Hate® project. For information on how your school can