Northampton Area becoming a No Place for Hate school district

Mindful of changing demographics within the student body, the Northampton Area School District is teaching students to embrace and accept the differences among them. Administrators have set a goal of being a No Place for Hate district by the end of the school year, launching student projects at each of the schools with an overarching districtwide program serving as an umbrella over them all. A national program created by the Anti-Defamation League, No Place for Hate is a way for administrators to teach students the value of celebrating diversity, accepting the differences among their peers and turning away from bias based on ethnicity or other factors, said Kathleen E. Ott, director of data, grants and special programs….
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Muhlenberg School District is ‘No Place for Hate’

Muhlenberg School District Superintendent Joseph Macharola and the Committee of the Whole commended school principal, Dr. Ryan Giffing, and the students for their International Day of Peace celebrations at the committee’s meeting on Monday night. The district is currently taking part in the ‘No Place for Hate’ program through the Anti­Defamation League. The league’s goal is to prepare students for success in a world that is increasingly more diverse. The program combats intolerance, bullying and hatred and promotes social, ethical and academic development. As part of its involvement in the program, the district must complete at least three activities or programs that celebrate diversity and promote respect….
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As ADL Philadelphia Welcomes Pope Francis, a Board Member Reflects on Catholic-Jewish Relations in the Region

by Steve Mendelsohn, ADL Philadelphia Board Vice Chair I was born in 1957 and grew up in a suburb of Reading, PA, at the tail end of the Cold War.  Everything back then was (and probably still is today) about alliances.  I remember losing an argument with my neighbor about World War II.  I couldn’t…
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ADL Hosts Saudi Ministers for a Discussion on Civil Rights and Combating Hate

As part of an ongoing partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, the Anti-Defamation League hosted a contingent of leaders from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs of Saudi Arabia. ADL provided an overview of our international affairs and civil rights work, with a special focus on education programs including No Place For Hate®.  Other topics discussed…
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ADL’s 9th Annual Youth Leadership Conference: Exploring Diversity, Challenging Hate

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A Very Special Cocktails for Equality: A Conversation with Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper

Join us on June 23 at Pennsylvania 6 for Cocktails for Equality, featuring Philly District Attorney Seth Williams. Meet and mingle with young professionals and learn about the latest developments on law enforcement, community-based prosecution and the relationship between police and our community. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and the first drink is FREE!…
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