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ADL New York Region’s Westchester Advisory Committee Hosts First Annual Event

On Tuesday, October 21st, approximately 80 guests attended the ADL in Westchester event at the Metropolis Country Club in White Plains to learn more about ADL’s educational programs, featuring No Place For Hate®, an initiative designed to create inclusive communities and empower schools to challenge all forms of bigotry.  The event also served as the launch of the Westchester Advisory

ISIS-Related Arrest In Rochester Underscores Online Radicalization

The online activ­ity of Mufid Elfgeeh, whose arrest for attempt­ing to pro­vide mate­r­ial sup­port for ter­ror, attempt­ing to kill U.S. sol­diers, and pos­ses­sion of firearms and silencers was made pub­lic this week by the U.S. Depart­ment of Jus­tice, under­scores the cen­tral­ity of the Inter­net in the rad­i­cal­iza­tion and recruit­ment process. Elfgeeh uti­lized mul­ti­ple online plat­forms includ­ing Twit­ter, Face­book, YouTube and the android appli­ca­tion What­sApp to

2014 No Place For Hate® Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, May 21, 2014: Nearly 500 students and educators from 76 schools in New York and New Jersey were designated as “No Place For Hate®” during a ceremony at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate the amazing work they did to fight hate and bias. Schools become certified as ‘No Place For Hate’  by using ADL’s resources

ADL Albany and Representative Maloney Team Up to Combat Bullying

On March 22, 2014, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney hosted the Hudson Valley Bullying Prevention Summit in Newburgh, New York. Parents, students and teachers from schools in the surrounding counties were invited to attend. The summit offered participants specific tools and strategies for combating bullying and cyberbullying. Throughout the day participants heard from students as well as various experts on the

2013 Lawyers Division Human Relations Award Luncheon Raises over $700,000

On Thursday, December 5th, the New York Region celebrated its 18th annual Human Relations Award Luncheon honoring legal and community leaders Elizabeth Sacksteder and John Savarese to support the mission and work of ADL in New York City. The afternoon brought together over 400 members of the legal and financial community and raised $700,000 for ADL’s work in New York