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Students Gather to Create Change at the Annual STOP Conference

On January 12th, 2018 schools in the Greater Capital District of Upstate New York attended the 14th annual Students Together Opposing Prejudice (STOP) conference; hosted by Siena College and facilitated by the Anti-Defamation League. All together 240 students and 40 Educators from 30 schools were in attendance. The STOP conference is held in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ADL New York Student Leaders Travel to Washington D.C. For 2017 National Youth Leadership Mission

The National Youth Leadership Mission uses the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as an educational tool to provide a substantive and effective program to help students apply the important lessons of the Holocaust to modern-day issues of bigotry and hate. In November 2017, a diverse group of high school students from across the country who demonstrated leadership potential, interest in addressing

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

Spotlight On: Julissa Gutierrez

We are proud to recognize Julissa Gutierrez, an alumnus of ADL New York Region’s Summer Internship Program class of 1998, for her appointment to Deputy Director of Constituency Affairs for Governor Cuomo’s administration. Julissa previously served in a number of roles at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund; most recently as Director of National

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