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ADL & Mexican Foreign Ministry Sign Joint Agreement to Bring Anti-Bias & Anti-Discrimination Training, Resources to 50 Consulates Across U.S.

On September 19, 2017, ADL and the Mexican Foreign Ministry signed an agreement that will create a framework across the U.S. to provide assistance to people of Mexican heritage who are victims of discrimination, bigotry, bullying and hate crimes. The Memorandum of Understanding signed at a ceremony in New York City by Undersecretary for North America, Ambassador Carlos Sada and

Books Matter: The Power of Children’s Literature

Any­one who has ever read to or with a child—parent, fam­ily mem­ber, teacher or friend—knows books leave last­ing impres­sions. Beyond the edu­ca­tional ben­e­fits, books have the power to instill empa­thy, affirm, teach, trans­port and inspire action. Books matter. Empa­thy In expos­ing chil­dren to other people’s sto­ries and the moti­va­tions and feel­ings behind those nar­ra­tives, chil­dren begin to con­nect with oth­ers

ADL New York Region Peer Trainers and Peer Leaders Participate in the 2014 National Youth Leadership Mission

On October 26, 2014, 20 ADL Peer Trainers and Peer Leaders from New York State traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2014 Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission. The New York delegation joined 95 other students from across the United States for four days of A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute programming designed to help students apply the lessons of the Holocaust

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

The Lawyers Division Welcomes the Participants of the 2014 Summer Associate Research Program

The New York Region Lawyers Division welcomed the next generation of legal leaders at the opening breakfast of the 2014 Summer Associate Research Program (SARP). The morning was hosted by Hahn & Hessen Associate and SARP Co-Chair Sarah Gryll. Over 35 summer associates representing 21 top firms attended. The featured speakers were Deborah Lauter, ADL’s Director of the Civil Rights