New Orleans, LA, July 17, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is deeply saddened by the shootings of Baton Rouge law enforcement officers earlier today. Allison Padilla-Goodman, ADL South Central Regional Director issued the following statement: We condemn this horrific attack against Baton Rouge law enforcement officers and our deepest condolences go to the families,
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ADL WELCOMES DOJ INVESTIGATION OF DEATH OF ALTON STERLING; Urges Federal Investigation of Philando Castile Death As Well

New York, NY, July 8, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the opening of an investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) into the shooting death of Alton Sterling by a police officer in Baton Rouge, LA. The League urged the DOJ to open a similar civil rights investigation into the death of
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How Do We Explain Paris to Our Children?

By now we are all well aware of the news coming from Paris, Syria, Beirut, and beyond.  The news is heart wrenching and troubling and as a community and country we struggle to grapple with what is going on and how we can play a role in responding to such ugly and hateful acts.  What’s
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Resources for Countering Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

In recent months and weeks ugly anti-immigrant sentiment has reached a fever pitch in the U.S. Politicians have labeled immigrants as rapists and killers, alleged that terrorists are infiltrating the U.S. through the Southern border, called for the repeal of birthright citizenship, and proposed building a wall along the entire border with Mexico.  At the
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Why #HateCrimesMatter: A Symposium and Discussion

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Imagine a World Without Hate Art and Poetry Contest

The Anti-Defamation League and No Place for Hate initiative in the South Central Region announce our fourth annual student art and poetry contest.  Students attending No Place for Hate schools in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas are invited to join us as we Imagine a World Without Hate.  All entries are due into the South Central
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