Audit 2019

Read Aloud and Conversation with Kwame Alexander

Join us for this important read aloud and conversation with Kwame Alexander, New York Times best-selling children’s and young adult author of 34 books. Mr. Alexander will read and discuss The Undefeated, a book and poem that is a love letter to Black life in the U.S. The book is about the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire

Stand Up Against Racism – Be Part of the Solution

ADL Leaders, Supporters and Activists, We are outraged by the events of recent weeks and are devastated by the tragic loss of life. We collectively mourn the loss of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black people murdered for the color of their skin, as a result of the inherent racism in our country. Today, we stand

2018-2019 Glass Leadership Class at the 2019 National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

Glass Leadership Institute

    Applications for the 2020-2021 Glass Leadership Institute are now open. This year’s program will be held virtually and will be accepting applications from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Please contact Kelsey Kiser, Associate Director of Development, at kkiser@adl.org for more information!   The Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) is a nationally recognized leadership development program designed

New York/New Jersey Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2019

Each year, ADL’s Center on Extremism tracks incidents of antisemitic harassment, vandalism, and assault in the United States. Since 1979, we have published this information in an annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. In 2019 ADL tabulated 2,107 antisemitic incidents throughout the United States, a 12% increase from the 1,879 recorded in 2018 and the highest number on record since ADL

MAY TAKE ACTION ITEMS TAKE ACTION NOW: FEDERAL INITIATIVE – CALL ON CONGRESS TO CONDEMN ANTI-ASIAN HATE RELATED TO COVID-19 America has seen a rise in anti-Asian American hate, bias and violence as a result of COVID-19. Since January 2020, hundreds of cases of xenophobic racial slurs and physical assault against Asians and Asian Americans have been reported. We are urging Congress to

NEWS

ADL Files Open Records Requests in Wake of Rising Antisemitism in Ocean County, NJ

New York, NY, July 1, 2020… On the heels of the release of ADL’s 2019 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, ADL’s New York/New Jersey Regional Office announced today that it has filed open records requests pursuant to New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq., seeking information regarding how Jackson, Toms River, Howell, and Brick are responding to record-high levels of

241 NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS COMPLETE ADL ‘NO PLACE FOR HATE’ PROGRAM FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR 

New York, NY, May 26, 2020 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) announced today that 241 schools successfully completed the anti-hate organization’s premier education program, No Place for Hate, reaching over 180,000 students in New York and New Jersey during the 2019-2020 school year.   “We are incredibly proud of all the schools that participated in and completed ADL’s No Place For Hate program this school year, as they have

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Statement from ADL CEO & National Director Jonathan Greenblatt on Killing of George Floyd

We stand in solidarity with the Black community as they yet again are subject to pain and suffering at the hands of a racist and unjust system. While it is a necessary first step in the pathway towards justice that former Officer Derek Chauvin was taken into custody yesterday, it is simply not enough. Based on the horrifying cell phone

Join the Movement & Congratulate #NoPlaceForHate Schools!

ADL New York/New Jersey is excited to recognize the 241 schools in our region who achieved the designation of No Place For Hate® in the 2019-2020 school year! We are so proud of the nearly 181,000 students who have proven their commitment to building inclusive and safe communities. For the full list of 2019-2020 No Place For Hate designated schools

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Read Aloud and Conversation with Kwame Alexander

Join us for this important read aloud and conversation with Kwame Alexander, New York Times best-selling children’s and young adult author of 34 books. Mr. Alexander will read and discuss The Undefeated, a book and poem that is a love letter to Black life in the U.S. The book is about the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire

Join Us in Conversations on Bias

Please join ADL New York/New Jersey and New Jersey’s Office of the Attorney General in learning about the findings of ADL’s 2019 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, the progression of prejudice and its harmful effects, and ways individuals and communities can combat bias and hate. Governor Phil Murphy will open the conversation and ADL’s CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt will be joined by Attorney General Gurbir