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Backspace Hate™

Online hate stokes fear, silences voices and causes harm to people’s personal and professional lives. Backspace Hate™ is ADL’s initiative supporting victims and targets of online hate and harassment by raising awareness and passing legislation to better hold perpetrators accountable for their actions online. When harassment pushes targets offline, perpetrators spew hateful messages and silence valuable voices. It’s time to

ADL New York/New Jersey Welcomes Summer High School Interns

We are excited to host the 12 student leaders who were chosen to participate in our summer internship program. These students previously completed ADL’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Peer-to-Peer programs in New York and New Jersey schools. The Peer Training Program began in the aftermath of the Crown Heights Riots in 1991. Student leaders at Clara Barton High School expressed

ADL Albany Recognizes 66 schools from Upstate New York as “No Place for Hate®” schools

On Tuesday, May 7th, ADL Albany recognized 66 schools from the Capital Region as No Place For Hate® schools, honoring their commitment to school climate improvement, bullying prevention and anti-bias education for the 2018-2019 school year. The recognition ceremony, held at Shenendehowa High School East, hosted over 500 students and educators who participated in the No Place Hate® program at

ADL Hosts “Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder and Highlights the Urgent Need for Protect Our Courts Act in New York

On April 7, 2019, ADL New York/New Jersey hosted its first annual “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder in Co-op City in the Bronx. The idea for a community Seder is based on the continued relevance John F. Kennedy’s 1958 book, A Nation of Immigrants. “Every American who ever lived, with the exception of one group, was either an immigrant