Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS) January 21, 2016

After joining Philadelphia Police recruits at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum for ADL’s Law Enforcement and Society program, an ADL Young Leader wrote the following letter to the supervisory officers of recruit class: January 21, 2016 Dear Lt. M- and Sgts. C-, F- and L-: Just a quick note to thank you for allowing me…
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1280px-Aqua_String_Band_-_2010_Performance January 11, 2016

On January 8, 2016, ADL sent a letter to the Philadelphia Mummers Association regarding reports of bigoted displays at the 2016 Mummers Parade. The text of the letter can be found below: “On behalf of the Anti-Defamation League (“ADL”), we are writing to express our deep concern regarding reports of homophobic, transphobic and racist acts at the…
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FB-Muslim-Myths-5 December 21, 2015

The hate crime perpetrated against a North Philadelphia mosque earlier this month was part of a larger trend of anti-Muslim hate spreading across the country. In the last few weeks, ADL has recorded 75 anti-Muslim incidents - 27 since San Bernadino, and 48 in the immediate aftermath of the Paris attacks. Anti-Islamic sentiment is also on the rise, with…
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December 3, 2015

November 19, 2015 The Honorable Jack Markell Office of the Governor 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. South, 2nd Floor Dover, DE  19901 Dear Governor Markell: On behalf of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), I write today to thank you for your compassionate and strong statement regarding the welcoming of Syrian refugees to Delaware, and your refusal…
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